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Re: How best to code "hidden" headings?


From: Jens Meiert
Date: Jan 27, 2009 8:55AM

> I'm participating in a discussion among Drupal developers about the
> differences between different methods of adding headings for screen readers
> to pick up without having those headings appear onscreen

Two cents, literally: WebAIM itself once published a technique that's
considered accessible [1] – however these techniques do collide with
guidelines from a few search engines [2,3].

[1] http://www.webaim.org/techniques/css/invisiblecontent/
[2] http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=66353
[3] http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/search/basics/basics-18.html

Jens Meiert