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Topic # 30340 5-Feb-2009 06:32
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I have an accessibility suggestion which would make navigation around Geekzone pages much easier for blind people using screen reading software.

The Geekzone forums don't employ HTML heading tags at all. If each new post could start with, say, a heading level 2, and the body of the post a lower level such as 4, this would allow screen reader users to zap easily between posts and skip past the verbiage of the message headers.

Screen readers such as JAWS at http://www.freedomscientific.com load the HTML into a virtual buffer, so can make good use of heading tags and other good HTML practices.

Thanks for reading.




Jonathan Mosen

 

Mosen Consulting, for advice on web and app accessibility

 

http://mosen.org

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