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I got a warning message when I checked the validator.

They said;

Warning Line 27, Column 19: Section lacks heading. Consider using h2-h6 elements to add identifying headings to all sections. <section>

But they also said this document was successfully checked as HTML5! so I don't know what is the problem.


Could you please link your code? I'd be more than happy to check it out then!

1 Answer

Gregory Radek
Gregory Radek
869 Points

Don't worry. This is actually normal. The validator outputs 2 different kinds of results. Warnings and Errors. Errors are what you must act upon to fix, however warnings are more advisory. A section works best on SEO terms if you add a heading element directly within it at the top, but its not always possible depending on how you have coded your site and this can be ignored if you wish.

Gregory Radek
Gregory Radek
869 Points

Just to add, try adding some other well known websites urls into the validator and you will be surprised how many big well known websites contain tonnes of warnings. As I said, they can be safely ignored.