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Re: Question on "skip to main content"


From: Geof Collis
Date: Sep 25, 2009 4:50PM

Problem with the headings at the beginning of sections is so many
sites these days are abusing this and I have started to use the skip
links, when provided to get to the content because there are 5 6 and
more headings before I even get to the main content and I dont use
the headings list.


At 02:22 PM 9/25/2009, you wrote:
>Conceptually, the idea is that you should layout the content so that
>sections (including sections of the interface) are preceded by headings -
>this includes the navigation, for instance as well as the content. Then
>assistive technology users could do things like pull up the headings list
>to jump to the area they needed.
>HTML5 will have some additional elements which, if used properly, could
>enhance this capability, such as the new 'section' and 'nav' elements.

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