Rule: main landmark: must be top-level

Rule ID Landmark 11
Conformance Required
Definition The main landmark must be a top-level landmark.
  • Top-level landmarks are the easiest landmarks to find and navigate to using assistive technologies.
Conformance Required
WCAG Success Criteria

Success Criterion 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Rule Category Landmarks
Rule Scope Element
  • When creating the landmark structure on the page, ensure that the main landmark is a top-level landmark (i.e., it is not contained within any other landmarks).
  • The main element or an element with [role="main"] attribute defines a main landmark.
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