About

Version: WCAG 2.0+
Number: 2.4.10
Level: AAA
Applicability:
  • Headings
  • Sections
Requirement:

Section headings are used to organize the content.

Guidance:

Purpose

The purpose of this success criterion is to ensure that publications have a heading structure that allows users to navigate and understand the content.

How to Meet

Digital publications are almost always structured by heading, except when intentionally authored otherwise, so there is typically nothing additional that authors need to do to meet this criterion.

The success criterion does not require headings be inserted where they are not present.

Additional Information

The following knowledge base pages provide more information about how to address this success criterion for publishing content: