navigation landmark: restrictions

Definition The navigation landmark must only contain region or search landmarks.
Purpose
  • 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.
Required No for HTML4 Legacy Techniques ruleset mapping
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
Techniques
  • If landmarks are needed within a navigation landmark, use only region or search.
Informational Links