Usability and accessibility » Skip links

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An important feature for users navigating the web using their keyboard, designing “skip links” is not as straightfoward as one may think.

Best practice

Alternatives

In addition to “best practice” advice on how to build skip links, there are some refreshing alternative approaches to the issue they aim to solve:

Such a refreshing take by Vasilis van Gemert: why do we make people “skip” over navigation links placed at the beginning of a page instead of putting them to the end and offer a “jump to navigation” skiplink?

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