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9.7 Level AA − WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 2.4.6 − Headings and Labels

Headings and labels must be accurate descriptions of the accompanying content.

Before Rectification

A webpage sample with the vague title 'Cats'.

The heading "Cats" shown above does not accurately describe the purpose of the content beneath it.

After Rectification

A webpage sample with a more descriptive title, i.e. 'Types of Cat In Asia'.

The image above however shows a more detailed heading that accurately describes the content. This would assist users using a screen reader.

WCAG 2.0 Reference:

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