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your opinion on this link labeling please


From: Angela French
Date: Jul 30, 2012 3:03PM

I would appreciate some feedback about this new page that is in development: http://sbctc.edu/college/_i-FMS-processingNEW.aspx#monthly

In the table under Monthly and Quarterly FMS Processes you will see the presentation of documents with the same name that are presented each month. I am concerned about whether this method of presentation satisfies Success Criterion 2.4.4. If a screen reader was reading a links list, it would fail, but taken in the context of the table, the user would perceive what month it's for by the value in the first column Month/Year.

I'm afraid if I add the month/year onto the link label it will add a lot of visual clutter and may just make aural clutter for the screen reader user.

However, if it is better for me to add the month/year to the link label, would it be better at the front of the label or at the end?

Thank you for opinions.

Angela French
Internet Specialist
State Board for Community and Technical Colleges