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Re: Doubts regarding website logo


From: Vaibhav Saraf
Date: Aug 16, 2020 12:28PM

Hi Patrick,

Thanks for sharing your point of view.

The logo is identified on all the pages as a link but one page where it is
a button. Yes it might not be right to classify it as a failure of
consistent identification but it is deviating from the standard use of a


On Sun, 16 Aug 2020 at 02:16, Patrick H. Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> 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
> page.
> > 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.
> P
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