[html5] Using <section> and <h1> … Theoretical?

Brian Tremblay webmaster at tsmchughs.com
Mon May 12 17:43:23 PDT 2014

On 5/9/14, 11:27 AM, Micky Hulse wrote:
> This comment is interesting (and echos what I'm hearing from the
> list members here):

 From where I sit, this is much ado about nothing.

> http://blog.teamtreehouse.com/use-html5-sectioning-elements#comment-39721
>  "The HTML5 Document Outline is supported by no browsers and should
> just be ignored.

What do common browsers do with an HTML 4.x document outline?

> One of the HTML5 editors has called it a “dangerous fiction”

How is <h1> in nested sections dangerous? What's being risked? And how
is it /more/ dangerous than <h2-6> in nested sections?

> it imparts no SEO benefits (at least none that anybody can cite)

Again, what SEO benefits accrue from the <h2-6> method that are lost
using <h1>?

Brian Tremblay

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