Re: [w3c-wai-ig] side menu and screen readers

Providing an "extra" link that lets people using screen readers skip over
the navigation is the current solution to this problem.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bernard Silva" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2001 11:50 PM
Subject: [w3c-wai-ig] side menu and screen readers

> Hi all,
> A regular screen reader user of our web site has said to us that the use
> a side bar navigation system on sites is a pet hate for him.  His problem
> that his reader has to plough through all the side bar information before
> getting to the content on the page.
> We are in the process of re-developing our site and I'd be very interested
> in comments on this issue.
> Regards
> Bernard Silva
> Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner

Received on Friday, 2 March 2001 05:53:10 UTC