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RE: Should site logos be H# tags?


From: Austin, Darrel
Date: Nov 16, 2005 4:20PM

> Many screen reader users extract headings (say using Jaws)
> from a page and therefore by scanning which aspects of the
> page content they may be interested in, can navigate to them
> quickly, often bypassing the main "site navigation". IMO -
> Aside from semantic issues, its very useful to use accurate
> and informative heading titles for this reason.

Right...and hence my question.

Is it annoying to navigate pages via headers and hear the site/subsite
on each and every page? Or would people prefer to have the H1 be the
first header of unique content on that page? Or is this just a really
minor issue?