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Opened 2 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

#55198 closed defect (bug) (wontfix)

Twenty Twenty-Two - Skip heading levels

Reported by: utz119's profile utz119 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 5.9
Component: Bundled Theme Keywords:
Focuses: accessibility Cc:

Description

The headings on single posts or pages with the comment box skip level when descending. A post title H1 is followed by the “Leave a reply" H3. The guidelines require otherwise.

Change History (5)

#1 @sabernhardt
2 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Bundled Theme

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #accessibility by ryokuhi. View the logs.


2 years ago

#3 @joedolson
2 years ago

We're currently working on revising the headings hierarchy guidelines for accessibility-ready themes, as the extremely strict guidelines are very hard to meet consistently.

The strict hierarchy rule is not a WCAG guideline; it is a best practice, and as such should be downgraded in the guidelines to a recommendation, not a requirement.

#4 @utz119
2 years ago

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

Closing this ticket. This requirement was changed from the Failure criteria to the recommended criteria. https://make.wordpress.org/themes/handbook/review/accessibility/required/#headings

#5 @desrosj
2 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Version set to 5.9
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