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How To Make A Web Page Accessible

Proper Headings

WHY? Headings, like newspaper headings, add STRUCTURE and MEANING to a page and allow both the sighted and visually impaired users (blind, low vision) to quickly read the topic of interest to them.
For visually impaired users: Screen readers use headings to compile a complete list of headings on a page so that visually impaired users can easily navigate to a particular heading without having the whole page read to them by a screen reader. JAWS will make an announcement about the headings at the start of the page (i.e., “page has 3 headings and 7 links” )
For sighted users: ¬†Headings make it easier for sighted users to “focus” on main topics of interest to them.


Mitigation Technique: Add proper headings