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🔙 WCAG 3.0 (Silver) Guidelines (Structured content)

Outcome: Convey hierarchy with semantic structure

Provides semantic structure that conveys a sense of hierarchy that helps the user explore and navigate the text material to support assistive technology -- headings are coded as headings.

This outcome relates to guideline Structured content.

Functional categories

This outcome relates to the following functional categories:

  • Sensory - Vision & Visual
  • Sensory Intersections
  • Physical & Sensory Intersections
  • Cognitive - Language & Literacy
  • Cognitive & Sensory Intersections


  1. Semantic headings (HTML)
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