Success Criterion 2.4.8: Location

Understanding Success Criterion: 

Information about the user's location within a set of Web pages is available.

Accessibility Level: 
AAA
Intent of Success Criterion: 

The intent of this Success Criterion is to provide a way for the user to orient herself within a set of Web pages, a Web site, or a Web application and find related information.

Specific Benefits of Success Criterion: 
  • This Success Criterion is helpful for people with a short attention span who may become confused when following a long series of navigation steps to a Web page. It is also helpful when a user follows a link directly to a page deep within a set of Web pages and needs to navigate that Web site to understand the content of that page or to find more related information.