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Re: Links as headings

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From: Hans Hillen
Date: Sep 19, 2014 5:00PM


Agreeing with others. Headings should head content, these ones don't (there
was no mention of them being expandable) and should be marked up as a list.

On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 6:00 AM, Rakesh P < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Exactly Sailesh. I second.
>
>
> On 9/19/14, Sailesh Panchang < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > Hi Rakesh,
> > That's why I said that's not correct markup. And as a user, when I see
> > aset of links one after the other marked up as h4 etc. I suspect
> > there's more to it and guess that they may be expandable!
> > It is right to use aria-expanded (along with a visual cue to convey
> > state) but if the links make up a group, they should merely be marked
> > up as a llist with no headings.
> > The expanded content may have a separate heading using h<n> and be
> > within a region.
> > Sailesh
> > On 9/19/14, Rakesh P < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >> In this example <h5> holds a link and if these links have expand
> >> collapse functionality they can be headings, but I am little
> >> uncomfortable when the links are collapsed.
> >> When the links are collapsed having aria-expanded state is used
> >> screen readers may read as follows.
> >>
> >> heading level 5 link 1 collapsed.
> >> heading level 5 link 2 collapsed.
> >> code for this will be.
> >> <h5><a href="link1.html" aria-expanded="false">link 1</a></h5>
> >> <h5><a href="link2.html" aria-expanded="false">link 2</a></h5>
> >> In this case I have two level five headings with no section content .
> >> When the same links are expanded as code below, I am comfortable
> >> having headings.
> >> <h5><a href="link1.html" aria-expanded="true">Link 1</a></h5>
> >> <p>some content or links</p>
> >> <h5><a href="link2.html" aria-expanded="true">Link 2</a></h5>
> >> <p>Some content or links</p>
> >> Any thoughts on this.
> >>
> >> Thanks & Regards
> >> Rakesh
> >>
> >>
> >> On 9/17/14, Weissenberger, Todd M < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >>> Some of our partners are using heading levels on certain groups of
> >>> links.
> >>> It might look like:
> >>>
> >>> <h4>Links</h4>
> >>> <h5><a href="">Link</h5>
> >>> <h5><a href="">Link</h5>
> >>> <h5><a href="">Link</h5>
> >>> <h5><a href="">Link</h5>
> >>>
> >>> Any comment on this practice?
> >>>
> >>> T.M. Weissenberger
> >>> Web Accessibility Coordinator
> >>> University of Iowa
> >>> <EMAIL REMOVED> <mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> >>> 319-384-3323
> >>>
> >>> > >>> > >>> > >>>
> >> > >> > >> > >>
> > > > > > > >
> > > >