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Re: Skip to top label


From: Jared Smith
Date: Nov 29, 2012 8:31AM

On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 12:57 AM, Barry Hill wrote:
> Is it becoming standard practice to have a skip to top link as a # symbol
> and, if so, is it accessible?

On these pages, the # links do not link to the top of the page, but
instead link to the current section within that page. These
"permalinks" allow you to capture the URL and anchor/hash to jump
directly to a particular page section. The URL you provided, for
example, jumps directly to a section part way down the page.

I've not seen this in use much or would consider it a "standard
practice", but it does provide useful functionality at the cost of
multiple, repetitive links on a page.