Access Keys (Keyboard Shortcuts) for RJO’s Website
These HTML access keys (keyboard shortcuts) are available from all pages on rjohara.net:
- 1 — RJO’s home page (rjohara.net)
- 2 — (not yet in use; should probably serve to skip navigation; the UK standard is a “what’s new” section; on collegiateway.org this could be the News page; here could it be the Server page?)
- 9 — feedback (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 0 — list of access keys (this page, rjohara.net/access-keys; this page is presently linked through the site by means of an HTML
These access key shortcuts may be invoked in most Macintosh browsers by typing control-1, control-2, and so on, and in most Windows browsers by typing alt-1, alt-2, and so on. Other browsing systems and user agents may employ different methods for giving focus to and activating the shortcuts.
Access keys are coded into a webpage by means of the HTML
accesskey attribute and they are an important contributor to web accessibility. The access key numbers assigned here are based on the UK Government accesskey standard. Jesper Tverskov’s recommendation to use thefirst letter of each menu item as the access key also merits consideration.
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