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Re: no paragraphs in divs


From: Angela French
Date: Jul 24, 2015 3:02PM

Yes, I should have thought of that. But does it read a three run on sentences in its current format.?

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Dale Cruse
Sent: Friday, July 24, 2015 1:45 PM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] no paragraphs in divs

Rather than a <div> or a <p> element, that context suggests to me three <li> elements inside a <ul> wrapper. After all, that appears to be a list of Unique Facts, right?


On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 4:37 PM, Angela French < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hello Listers,
> I would value your opinion on an aspect of a page design in our new
> site that we are building.
> Here is the link to a sample page:
> https://dev.sbctc.edu/our-colleges/explore-our-colleges/bellevue.aspx
> We have one of these sample pages for each of the 34 colleges in our
> community and technical college system in Washington State.
> You will notice that following the "Unique facts" heading are three
> items of text , each in a decorative div. I'm wondering about the
> fact that this text is not in a <p> tag. To me this seems wrong and
> that without the paragraph indicator, they are just run on sentences
> to a screen reader user. Am I correct? Does the lack of the <p> make
> facts less understandable?
> Thanks,
> Angela French
> Internet Specialist
> Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
> 360-704-4316
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> www.sbctc.edu<;http://www.sbctc.edu/>;
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