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Re: DHS Trusted Tester test conditions: Headings


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Feb 16, 2022 9:41AM

On 16/02/2022 16:29, Mark Magennis wrote:
> But IMHO this is a bad rule. It is often very useful to add visually hidden headings in order to convey structure that is already conveyed visually by means other than text headings. This enables screen reader users to understand the structure and navigate quickly to sections of content. Headings that are extremely important for screen reader users may be visually unnecessary, jarring, or otherwise unwanted by UX designers.

Yeah, the way it's worded - particularly the test - penalises the use of
visually-hidden heading.

Wonder if it's possible to just open an issue in the repo there, or if
there's a far more arcane process to suggest changes to test procedures
(I'll go out on an assumption that they're fairly calcified and not very
changeable for fear of invalidating past test results?)

Patrick H. Lauke

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