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Re: multiple navigation landmarks


From: Murphy, Sean
Date: Jan 22, 2020 4:53PM

I would be interested if there is any real guidelines on the number? As I have seen previous discussions on this discussion with no end result. I would assume 1 main region, banner and footer. Navs, I would suggest this is 1 or more, assuming they are correctly labelled. Any other thoughts on this?



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Spring-boarding from my previous thread ... I'm in the process of updating our site templates with landmarks and I have a question regarding the quantity of navigation landmarks.

Let me preface by saying that the code surrounding our navigation needs a lot of work which will ultimately greatly reduce issue. That being said, currently, we have our global navigation, subsite navigation, global mobile navigation, and breadcrumb navigation. Is adding the navigation landmark (with appropriate identifiers) appropriate for all four of these or is that too much? I think the desktop/mobile global naves and the subsite naves should all have the role, but I'm on the fence about the breadcrumbs.


Dan Swift
Senior Web Specialist
University Communications and Marketing
West Chester University