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Skip Nav and the <link> tag


From: Sandy Clark
Date: May 11, 2004 7:09AM

I recently got a question from someone who is trying to figure out whether
their parent site is using something correctly.

<link rel="skip to content" href="#page-content" title="Jump to this page's
content" /> <link rel="skip to navigation" href="#page-navigation"
title="Jump to this page's navigation links" />

And respectively in the body:

<td valign="top" rowspan="2" id="page-content"></td>
<td valign="top" id="page-navigation"></td>

They referenced an article found here

The problem as I see it is that in some (albeit limited) testing, I found
that neither Home Page Reader nor Lynx even acknowledges that these things
exist. While they show up in Mozillas Site Navigation Bar I don't think it
is a truly accessible situation.

Does anyone have some comments or insights on this? I want to make sure I
give people asking me questions good information.


Sandy Clark