||Website branding content, typically at the top of a web page, must be identified by using the
banner landmark provides a way to identify organizational or company branding content, usually replicated across all pages and located at the top of each page.
HTML5 and ARIA Techniques
|WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria
2.4.1 Bypass Blocks (Level A, Primary Success Criterion)
[role="banner"] and top-level
header element defines a
banner landmark, except when it is a descendant of any of the following elements:
- If the
header element technique is not being used, a
role="banner" attribute on the container element for the branding content can be used to define a
- In websites that support mashups using
frame elements, a
banner landmark is allowed in each frame.
- If the page is part of a website supporting mashups, use the
aria-label attribute to differentiate
banner landmarks in each frame.
- Banners are a convention used on most web sites to convey branding information, and may also be used as a location for advertising information.
banner landmark identifies the banner content on the page.