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Re: heading question


From: Jeffrey (JDS)
Date: Dec 14, 2019 1:52PM

I myself find a lack of a heading order adds an extra complexity.
I rely on headings to build a mental hierarchy of what I'm working through.
Is it a complete barrier, no; is it a pain in the but, yes.

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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] heading question

I differ from others, heading order is crucial for me.

Everyone I know who relies on a screen reader (I don't rely on one) has told
me this over the years. I know WCAG is different, but in my view it is a
problem. Think of reading things every day with a screen reader, and not
knowing what was going on, because the headings were totally out of whack.
After all, I have to ask, why then do headings have numbers in the first

I know others will disagree, but I don't call it petty at all.



On Fri, Dec 13, 2019 at 6:46 PM Tyler Shepard < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> Hi all,
> I am reviewing a website which has headings. The first heading is an
> h1, the next is an h3. I feel a bit petty for putting in my notes they
> should change the heading put it as an h2. It doesn't damage the
> flow. Am I over reacting over something so small?
> > > archives at http://webaim.org/discussion/archives
> >