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Re: which guideline to empty headers go against?


From: Sailesh Panchang
Date: Nov 28, 2016 8:24AM

If there is no visual content inside the heading (I mean rendered via
CSS image or such) it is not represented as a heading to anyone.
It is poor coding / CMS errors as others have pointed out and empty
headings do not impact SR users as others have confirmed.
What info relation is being conveyed via presentation that is not
available by markup or is rather represented incorrectly by markup?
If the h tag introduces margins / spacing ... it impacts everyone: it
is a general usability / poor design issue.
So how does it fail any SC?
BTW Deque's aXe or FireEyes II flag empty headings for corrective action.
Sailesh Panchang