HTML5 documents that contain related links.
This technique relates to Success Criterion 1.3.1: Info and Relationships (Sufficient as a way to meet an unwritten technique).
The objective of this technique is to group navigation links using the HTML5
nav element. The
nav element is one of several sectioning elements in HTML5. Use of this markup can make
groups of links easier to locate and skip past by users of assistive technology such
as screen readers. Using semantic structures allow custom style sheets to be used
to change the presentation of groups of links while preserving their relationship.
nav element is employed more than once on a page, distinguish the navigation groups by
Not all groups of links need to use the
nav element for markup. For instance, links may be grouped in other structure such as
lists or may use ARIA markup if they do not represent a discrete section of the page.
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- Check that links that are visually grouped and represent a section of the page are
enclosed in a
- Check #1 is true.