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Re: heading question


From: glen walker
Date: Dec 13, 2019 6:08PM

It's not an automatic failure to skip heading levels. It's a best practice
to not skip but that doesn't make it a failure.

Heading issues typically fall under 1.3.1 or 2.4.6.

1.3.1 says that "Information, structure, and relationships conveyed through
presentation...". So if the h3 visually looks like the next logical
heading after an h1, then *maybe* it's a violation. It's a little
subjective. If the h3 looks like it's two levels down from the h1, then it
would be ok.

2.4.6 just says the heading must be descriptive of the section. That's
kind of subjective too but doesn't really have anything to do with the
heading level.

If you're not sure if it's a failure, you could mention it in your report
as a suggestion to fix but not a requirement.