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Re: Language Toggle


From: Jeevan Reddy
Date: Feb 29, 2012 6:21AM

I do agree with Priti, in addition if you display the link text with
the respective language toggle, don't forget to use "Lang" attribute .
All the best!.

On 2/29/12, Priti < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> 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?