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Re: landmarks in landmarks


From: Jared Smith
Date: Dec 11, 2013 9:32AM

It is OK to embed landmark roles within other landmark roles. However,
I think it is assumed that the contentinfo landmark will contain links
about the site, copyright, etc. While the ARIA specification does not
state this, the HTML5 spec does clarify that <footer> (which maps to
the contentinfo role - see
should not include <nav> (which maps to the navigation role) for such

I also don't think of such links as "navigation" in the strictest
sense. I would probably drop the navigation landmark from within the
contentinfo landmark/footer.