Provide multiple ways to reach page Accessibility Checkpoint


Provide two or more ways to reach each page: via links, search, a site map or table of contents.


You should provide a link labeled ‘Site Map’ or ‘Sitemap’ or the equivalent in your language, or a search option on every page, or links to all pages from the home page.

Applicable standards

Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level A and level AA checkpoints.

Change history

  • 6.47 Dec 2022 Further detection improvements.
  • 6.41 Jul 2021 Improved detection.
  • 5.36 Jan 2020 Fixed false positive. Changed rule ID from AccWcag1-13.3.1 to AccPageMultipleWays.
  • 5.3 Sep 2013 Detect on non-English sites.
  • 5.2 May 2013 Fixed false positive on single page sites.
  • 3.5 Dec 2009 Don’t look for site map links in PDF files.
  • 3.0 Dec 2008 Now triggers WCAG2 issue.
  • 1.0 Feb 2007 Added.

This page describes a web site issue detected in HTML documents by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: AccPageMultipleWays