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From "Robert Koberg" <...@koberg.com>
Subject RE: [RT] Getting rid of the table-based layout
Date Tue, 12 Nov 2002 01:13:26 GMT
Hi,

A common(?)  thing to do is put a div with a link that is hidden by CSS

<div class="hideme">
 <a href="#top_of_content_id">Skip Nav</a>
</div>

best,
-Rob

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rodent of Unusual Size [mailto:Ken.Coar@Golux.Com]
> Sent: Monday, November 11, 2002 3:59 PM
> To: forrest-dev@xml.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [RT] Getting rid of the table-based layout
> 
> 
> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> > 
> > > I forgot where I read about putting navigation at the bottom of the
> > > page.  Basically it's a technique used to avoid giving users the same,
> > > redundant information over and over again before they can get to the
> > > main content.
> 
> it's a fine line.. between keeping navigation accessible and keeping
> content accessible.  put the navigation at the bottom, and people
> may hate having to scroll to get it.  put it at the top, and people
> may get annoyed that they always have to scroll past it.
> 
> my personal preference is to have it at the top, but consuming as little
> real-estate -- at least vertically -- as possible.  but that's just
> me.
> 


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