Use h1-h6 instead of heading-like images Accessibility Checkpoint


An image of text has been used as a heading instead of using the appropriate semantic markup (h1, h2, etc.)


Enclose the image with an appropriate header element.

Applicable standards

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

Change history

  • 5.9 Jun 2015 Detect non-standard image tags.
  • 3.0 Dec 2008 Added.

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

Rule ID: AccWcag2-F2-2