Skip links – What, why and how?

Accessibility Checklist Examples, Web Accessibility
What are Skip links? Skip links is something we don't see in most of the websites. "Skip links" helps users (especially the keyboard users) to jump directly to a block of content or to an unique area of the page. "Skip links" are used for: Skip to main content Skip to navigation Skip to secondary navigation Skip to Search These links are nothing but book marks on a web page. "Skip links" are expected to be placed at the top of web page and should be the first available link. Why is Skip links important? Now, let's discuss the rational for having skip links. Let's visit Cleartrip - a travel website in India. Layout of this portal is: [caption id="attachment_140" align="alignright" width="300"] Screen shot of Cleartrip.com home page[/caption]Cleartrip logo on…
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