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Re: FW: Shortened URLs and screenreaders


From: Natalie Jean
Date: Apr 23, 2015 8:56AM

By "service" I mean the URL shortening tool. My impression is that anyone can use it since the following is stated at the bottom of the page: Provided as a community service by WebAIM. Am I correct?

-----Original Message-----
From: Natalie Jean
Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2015 8:12 AM
To: 'WebAIM Discussion List'
Subject: RE: [WebAIM] Shortened URLs and screenreaders

Jared, there are no restrictions on who can use this service, I assume. Am I correct?

-----Original Message-----
From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Jared Smith
Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 2:44 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Shortened URLs and screenreaders

As has been noted, there's no accessibility implications I'm aware of for shortened links, so long as it does an instant redirect and is not displaying the resulting site in a frame.

Relevant to this discussion is http://weba.im/, an accessible URL shortening service that we developed here at WebAIM.

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