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Which should come first - navigation OR content?


From: Becky Tindle
Date: Apr 25, 2006 6:00AM

Up until now I have been putting the navigation before the content in the HTML source and providing a 'skip nav/skip to content link' to give the option to skip the navigation.

More recently I have been working on a large site (already built and launched) that has been built with the content first in the flow of HTML and the navigation last - with a 'skip to navigation' link.

I am not sure which I feel is better - I'm inclined to think that nav first, content after is more conventional thus far... maybe there is no better option of the two.

Your thoughts would be much appreciated!

Becky :)

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