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Re: Language Toggle


From: Priti
Date: Feb 29, 2012 1:21AM

Hi Shawn,

Language options are generally placed on the top right corner. However,
position of the language toggle option does not affect accessibility in the
first place.
It is the element you use to present it, image link, drop-down box, text
link or button need to have appropriate alternate text, form labels and
clear link text respectively for users to understand its purpose.

Hope this helps.

Thanks & Regards,
Priti Rohra
Freelance Accessibility Consultant
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-----Original Message-----
[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Shawn Bridges
Sent: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 2:48 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: [WebAIM] Language Toggle

If you have a website in various languages where is best to place the
language toggle? To make it accessible is it good to place it on top or
below a header tag?