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Tab Order and Accesskey

Techniques and discussion on setting the tabbing sequence and creating access keys for elements on your HTML page.

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table of contents

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Skip-Nav Technique

The “skip-nav” technique is a method for the online cursor to jump over a group of navigation links, usually a site’s main menu.

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Sample code:

Skip navigation
...[header and navigation links]...

Heading

This is the first paragraph

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ALT, Long Description, D-Link

Good and bad examples of the ALT parameter. Long descriptions and D-links: what are they and how do you code one?

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W3C on text equivalents

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Ornate photo of Ms. Kensington

Chart of XYZ Corporation Earnings 1995 through 2005

Chart of XYZ Corporation Earnings 1995 through 2005
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Data Tables

What you need to know to make your table accessible. This means your tabular data table, of course, since we’re no longer using tables for layout, right? Dennis covers summary, caption, th, scope and abbr.

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W3C techniques on row and column information

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Average temperature and humidity for the United States
State Name Average Temperature Average Humidity
Alabama 50 50
Alaska 50 50

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Accessible Form Elements

How to add a label tag to a form element. This makes your form element such as an input field accessible and a little more user-friendly.

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W3C reference on labels

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