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Re: Does WCAG require headings start at 1?


From: Jonathan Avila
Date: Jul 23, 2021 1:59PM

You may find this article useful about headings: https://www.tpgi.com/heading-off-confusion-when-do-headings-fail-wcag/


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Perhaps this question is a bit silly but I'm looking for confirmation -

Is there any where in the WCAG that says that web page headings need to start with an h1? There are numerous examples on the W3's site that have headings start with an h2.


Krista Greear
Accessibility and Inclusivity Crusader
ATHEN Executive Council Vice President
Access Technology Higher Education Network <https://athenpro.org/>