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Using anchor tags with header tags

From: Geek Chic <geekchic@geekchic.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 15:22:31 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <33489.>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Does anyone know if there are problems in screen readers when handling
clickable headers?  I have been told that some screen readers hide the
link from the user, because the header tag "overrides" it.  Is this true?

I have seen some Web sites use <a><strong>text</strong></a> instead of
<h2><a href="www.hp.com">text</a></h2> for text that appears to function
as a header on the page.  Is that better?

Received on Monday, 21 June 2004 18:49:51 UTC

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