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RE: Which should come first - navigation OR content?

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Date: Apr 25, 2006 10:50AM


Good question. When I read the article, I made the assumption that it was talking about such things as <title>Some name<title>, H1, H2, H3, form stuff like "label for" or field sets, that are in the code that speech users rely on to navigate the page quickly.

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>Subject: RE: [WebAIM] Which should come first - navigation OR content?
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>Thank you for this reference. It's nice to see research as part of this
>discussion.
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>[1] http://usability.com.au/resources/source-order.cfm
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>That said, I am trying to understand what the authors means by "structural
>labels." They state:
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>"All the participants indicated the inclusion of structural labels
>identifying the different levels of navigation on a web page was useful."
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>In reading through the article, they comment that they have been using this
>(structural labels) for some time. I've not heard of this before so I am
>trying to understand what they are referring to.
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>In looking at the code on the page of this article, I see they have added
>IDs (e.g. ID="footer") to all of the headings, unordered lists and for the
>header and footer elements. Interestingly, they did not include summary
>statements or IDs for the table elements.
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>Is this what they are referring to as "structural labels? How are these
>rendered in the screen reader?
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>Very curious.
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>~j
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>John E. Brandt
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>www.jebswebs.com
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