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Re: Using CSS to hide a portion of the link text


From: Geof Collis
Date: Aug 3, 2009 6:10AM

Hi Everett

As a screen reader user and an accessibility expert I'm of the
opinion from that page:
"Other screen reader users and accessibility experts don't recommend
this as a general technique because the results can be overly chatty
and constrain
however if you can show me an incident where this is used and serves
a real purpose other than talking my ear off then I might change my mind.



At 03:25 AM 8/3/2009, you wrote:
>Good morning,
>Trying to build support for more meaningful link text in Drupal 7. To
>this end I am investigating using CSS to hide a portion of link text.
>If anyone has strong, or medium, feelings about this method I'd love
>to hear them.
>Also, wondering if anyone can point to examples of sites that are
>using WCAG 2.0 technique C7 - Using CSS to hide a portion of the link
>text - http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20081211/C7
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