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Re: Logo and Consistent identification


From: Mark Magennis
Date: Nov 16, 2022 4:57AM

WCAG 3.2.4 Consistent Identification applies to functional components. If the logo isn't a link then it isn't a fail of that SC.

If it is a link to the home page then it has the wrong name on all pages and is redundant on the home page.

If it isn't a link then including the word "home" on the home page only makes sense if it is the page's main h1 heading.

There will be some disagreement on whether the alt text for a logo should include the word "logo". Not a big deal in my opinion but I would leave it out.


-----Original Message-----
From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > On Behalf Of allyssa jessicon
Sent: Wednesday 16 November 2022 11:19
Subject: [EXTERNAL] [WebAIM] Logo and Consistent identification

Hello all,

If I have a set of webpages where the logo on the homepage announces as "ABC logo home" and the rest of the pages as "ABC logo", does that fail WCAG 3.2.4 Consistent Identification? I understand the word "home" in the homepage is to convey the logo is on homepage but yeah it makes sense to understand the logo on other pages as well without cognitive overload.