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Re: Reference to not add formatting attributes to Headingtags


From: Piscitelli, JoAnn
Date: Apr 29, 2022 9:25AM

The reason I was asking is a higher level office that I sometimes help with web do this and I wanted to give them a reference as to why other than me saying not to. We use established header tags but some of those folks add additional styling (and it is not necessary). I guess, too, we have to pick & choose our battles!

Thank you for giving me a shout back so quickly!

Have a good day!


From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > on behalf of Ryan E. Benson < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Date: Friday, April 29, 2022 at 11:22 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Reference to not add formatting attributes to Heading tags
Only thing I can think of is it may lead to some kind confusion if some
look different. Using CSS would be a better solution overall.

Ryan E. Benson

On Fri, Apr 29, 2022, 11:18 AM Piscitelli, JoAnn < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> Hi Everyone,
> I was hoping someone might have at their fingertips a reference link or
> two about why it is not good practice to put <strong> or <em> tags inside
> <h2>, <h3> tags. I am pretty sure doing so is not good practice but I am
> having trouble finding a reference link about it. Or, am I wrong? Looking
> forward to hearing feedback and a link or two.
> Thanks so much!
> Jo
> > > > >