8.1. Tag unordered lists with <ul> and <li>

Use the <ul> and <li> tags to mark up lists of items which can appear in any order (menus, tabs, sharing buttons, site map, etc.).

If required, make sure that lists are properly nested:

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What are the advantages?

Structuring lists is essential for people using a screen reader (blind or visually impaired). When they come across a structured list, they are able to:

  • Navigate from list to list within a page.
  • Know from the start the number of elements in the list.
  • Navigate more easily through the list:
    • Go directly to the end of the list if they are not interested in the content.
    • Easily return to the top of the list.

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