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Re: Skip to links and Breadcrumbs

From: Phill Jenkins <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 09:58:58 -0600
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF0C9622AE.4B044A9C-ON86256FA8.00579EB7-86256FA8.0057CD16@us.ibm.com>
I have always consider the breadcrumb as part of the navigation, not the 
main content, so I place the anchor after the breadcrumb and before the 


Janet Russeau <russeau@misd.k12.mi.us> 
Sent by: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org
02/14/2005 09:44 AM


Skip to links and Breadcrumbs

I have a "skip to main content" link as the first link in my "tabbed" 
navigation across the top of every page. As part of a site redesign, I 
been adding a list of "breadcrumb" links below the "tabbed" navigation and 

above the heading in the main content section.

The question is...where should I put the named anchor tag for the "skip 
to..." link? Do I put it before my breadcrumb list or before my heading 
tag? If I put it in my breadcrumb list, do I need to add another "skip 
to..." link that bypasses the breadcrumb and do I need to change my "skip 
to..." link that I placed in my "tabbed" navigation?

I want the design of my pages to include mechanisms to aid accessibility 
without being unnecessarily redundant.

The following is a link to a test page of my redesign. Please note that 
most of the links are to actual pages that I'm in the process of 


Any input would be greatly appreciated, and please feel free to email me 
directly and I will summarize for the list if desired.

Janet Russeau
Received on Monday, 14 February 2005 15:59:30 UTC

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