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Re: Making FAQs accessible


From: Kynn Bartlett
Date: Aug 26, 2003 12:43PM

On Tuesday, August 26, 2003, at 11:07 AM, <EMAIL REMOVED>

> We have a FAQ which we are required to make accessible. Its current
> format
> is a list of questions (<ul>) which are links to the named anchors
> below.
> Currently the first line of each answer is a repeat of the question
> formatted using <strong> and then below is the body of the answer.
> Should
> the answers also be formatted as a list too? If so, can one use
> paragraphs
> within <li>? What other alternatives are there?

Alternative ways of marking up FAQs include:

(a) <dl> -- Definition lists
(b) Use headings <h1> to <h6>
(c) Tables (one question per row)
(d) <div> tags

There are advantages and disadvantages of each. If I had time (or
space left in this margin) I'd go into them :) but I need to go do
the laundry and go on errands.


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