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Re: Skip Nav (was RE: "Think EUO, not SEO"/Google)

From: Bill Mason <w3c@accessibleinter.net>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 07:28:38 -0700
Message-Id: <5.2.0.9.0.20030613072445.00b30938@accessibleinter.net>
To: W3c-Wai-Ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

At 06:18 AM 6/13/2003, Mike Rundle wrote:
>What I usually do is have this style for my "skip nav link":
>
>.skipNav { display: none; }
>
>So for browsers that understand CSS, it doesn't show up, but for text-
>based browsers and those with CSS turned off, it shows up perfectly.

And then typical screen-readers, which read the display as presented on the 
screen, don't read your skip link.
Reference http://www.stopdesign.com/log/default.asp?date=20030313, for example.

If one is going to have the link, just make it visible.

Bill Mason
Accessible Internet
w3c@accessibleinter.net
http://www.accessibleinter.net/ 
Received on Friday, 13 June 2003 10:28:50 GMT

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