WebAIM - Web Accessibility In Mind

E-mail List Archives

RE: Navigation lists and headers - best practise?


From: Jon Gunderson
Date: Aug 24, 2006 4:00PM

The use of headers (h2 etc...) allows for keyboard navigation to the begining of thelist. I don't know if there are any technologies thet provide keyboard navigation to DT elements.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 15:00:47 -0500
>From: "Austin, Darrel" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>Subject: RE: [WebAIM] Navigation lists and headers - best practise?
>To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>> Recently I've started using headings for subnavigation. For
>> example, you have clicked on about us:
>> <h2>Explore about us</h2>
>> <ul><li> ..... </li></ul>
>I've been doing something similar with DLs. In terms of accessibility, I
>don't know if this is any better/worse, but I tend to like the semantics
>of it:
><dt>About Us</dt>
> <ul>
> <li>Our Team</li>
> <li>Our History</li>
> </ul>

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D.
Director of IT Accessibility Services
Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES)
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Disability Resources and Education Services (DRES)

Voice: (217) 244-5870
Fax: (217) 333-0248
Cell: (217) 714-6313


WWW: http://cita.rehab.uiuc.edu/
WWW: https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/jongund/www/