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Level AAA − WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 2.4.10 − Section Headings

Use section headings such as titles, headings and subheadings, to break up content into smaller chunks. This helps users digest the content more easily, and makes it easier for all users to navigate quickly through the information.

Before Rectification

A webpage sample containing no section heading.

The example above has a large piece of text. This could be difficult to read by some users who may have learning disabilities. Besides, for people using screen readers, this is a long piece of text to read.

After Rectification

A webpage sample containing a section heading.

By breaking the information into sections, it would be easier to understand.

WCAG 2.0 Reference:

http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/navigation-mechanisms-headings.html