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outline of nav element too high

     
11:11 am on Feb 5, 2013 (gmt 0)

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im really confused with how to handle the site navigation on an html 5 page. The navigation is usually towards the top of the code with the navigation being on the left hand side of the page. Using the natural structure of the page placing a <nav> section around it puts the navigation right at the top of the outline. How do you reduce the importance of the nav in an outline without removing the section?
11:59 pm on Feb 5, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Being at the top of the page does not make it more important than any other section on the page. A section is just another section.

But another thing to think about is that site navigation does not need to automatically go into a nav element.