navigation landmark: restrictions

Definition The navigation landmark must only contain region or search landmarks.
  • Ensuring that the landmark structure of a page is not overly complex enables users of assistive technologies to more easily find and navigate to the desired content.
  • HTML4 Legacy Techniques (Recommended)
  • HTML5 and ARIA Techniques (Required)
WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria

1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A, Primary Success Criterion)

Rule Category Landmarks
Scope Element
Target Resources navigation landmark
  • nav
  • If landmarks are needed within a navigation landmark, use only region or search.
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