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Re: Chrome and Skip Links

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From: Rick Hill
Date: Apr 28, 2011 9:54AM


I don't find that this fixes the focus issue for Safari or Chrome on Mac
OS X.

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Rick Hill, Web CMS Administrator
University Communications, UC Davis



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From: Jason Megginson < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
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Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 11:36:42 -0400
To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Chrome and Skip Links

What is the syntax your developer is using?

I have found that the following syntax (with tabindex="-1") works the
best:

<a href="#main">Skip to main</a>
...
<a name="main" id="main" tabindex="-1">

Jason Megginson
SSB BART Group
(O):703-637-8964
(C):703-244-7755


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[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Tim Harshbarger
Sent: Thursday, April 28, 2011 11:30 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: [WebAIM] Chrome and Skip Links

Do skip links work in Chrome? I have one of our developers saying that he
can't get skip links to work correctly within Chrome. If you click the
skip link, it appears to move focus to the internal anchor on the page,
but if you tab then it acts as though the keyboard focus is still on the
skip link at the top of the page.

Thanks!
Tim
Tim Harshbarger
Accessibility Consultant
State Farm Insurance Companies