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Re: Doubts regarding website logo


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Aug 15, 2020 2:45PM

On 15/08/2020 17:19, Vaibhav Saraf wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I was auditing a website where on the login page they had programmed the
> logo to be a button and a heading level 1.
> On all other pages the logo was programmed as a button so I had failed it
> for coonsistent identification.

Consistent identification wouldn't be quite the right SC in any case.
It's more about consistently identifying (in text/name) the same
control/functionality the same way across pages, not that there's some
consistency (of roles or whatever) between similar controls on the same

> But I had this particular doubt for treating the logo as a <h1>, after
> login for a specific group the website redirects to one deployed on a
> sub-domain, on all of the pages in the sub-domain the logo is marked as
> <h1>.

It's fine as long as it's consistent. Some folks like logos as <h1>s,
others don't. What matters more is that it's predictable/implemented the
same way across all pages, so once an AT user understands that that's
the convention on that site, there's no further surprises for them.

Patrick H. Lauke

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