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From: William Lawrence
Date: Jan 31, 2011 4:30AM


THere's a great paging information article out there that is not
available right now that talks about some different approaches to
paging.

THere's a copy here:
http://kurafire.net.sharedcopy.com/log/archive/2007/06/22/727aea9f881047adf6b42d874edd2bcd.html

The original was here:
http://kurafire.net/log/archive/2007/06/22/pagination-101

Best regards,
William
--
William Lawrence
Accessibility Engineer



On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 1:30 AM, Jeevan Reddy
< <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Hi Adam,
>    I would Suggest you to go with First Method you Mentioned.
> Irrespective of the number of pages you have, this method is popular now a
> days, and accessible too.
> And the numbered links can be accessible Via Link List for Screen Reader
> users, and
> You need to take Care of two things to implement this More Accessible.
> 1 Provide Enough clickable Area.
> 2 Provide Previous and Next Buttons(image buttons) so that Screen Reader
> user can directly Access the Buttons and numbered list Between them as well.
> Thanks and Regards,
> Jeevan.
>
> On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 3:49 PM, adam solomon
> < <EMAIL REMOVED> >wrote:
>
>> What is the best way to implement a simple yet accessible paging. The two
>> standard ways I see all over the place are:
>> 1. set of numbers, each one a link to that particular numbered page, with
>> arrow links to navigate to different sets of pages.
>> 2. dropdownlist with all the pages, and a button next to it - choose the
>> page number and press go.
>>
>> I personally prefer the second option - simple and to the point, and easier
>> to markp up correctly. Yet, I am worried about a situation where there are
>> many pages (500) and a keyboard user would have to navigate all the way
>> down
>> with arrow keys. The truth is that this is a problem even in the numbering
>> paging - the user would have to suffer a number of postbacks before getting
>> to the correct set of pages.
>>
>> Any thoughts?
>>
>> --
>> adam solomon
>> linkedin <http://il.linkedin.com/pub/adam-solomon/24/449/a4>;
>> blogix <http://adam.blogix.co.il/>;
>>