Accessibility in Google Search

After you search for something, the search results page is organized so that common screen readers can easily navigate it.

Section headings

The search results page has a hierarchy of section headings.


  • Heading level 1 (H1): Important areas of the page, like search results, ads, and how to get around
  • Heading level 2 (H2): Names of grouped results, like "Knowledge results," "Sports results," and "Videos"
  • Heading level 3 (H3): Individual search result titles and ad titles, and also names of grouped results inside bigger grouped results

Phones & tablets

  • Heading level 1 (H1): The Google logo and a link named "Google" that points to the Google homepage
  • Heading level 2 (H2): The first H2 heading is search results; the second is ads
  • Heading level 3 (H3): Individual search result titles and ad titles

Search result lists

Both the search results and ads are in ordered lists so you can get to them quickly with keyboard commands.

Accessibility in Google products

To discover new solutions, share tips on using Google services, and discuss accessibility issues with fellow Google users:


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