navigation landmark: restrictions

Rule ID Landmark 10
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.
Required Yes for HTML5 and ARIA Techniques ruleset mapping
WCAG 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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