"Jump to Content" link should be included for screen reader users

Bug #1259741 reported by Jono Mingard on 2013-12-10
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Mahara
Wishlist
Jono Mingard

Bug Description

To meet current accessibility standards there needs to be a "Jump to Content" link to allow screen reader users to bypass navigation. The link should set focus to the start of the main content (the first <h1> or the content div)

Note that since our navigation is well-structured this is not necessary for WCAG Level A, so this should be a wishlist item.

Affects latest master

Jono Mingard (mingard) on 2013-12-11
Changed in mahara:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Jono Mingard (mingard) on 2014-01-09
Changed in mahara:
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Jono Mingard (mingard)
milestone: none → 1.9.0

Reviewed: https://reviews.mahara.org/2894
Committed: http://gitorious.org/mahara/mahara/commit/94ed2ae03176046e4fb1e2884d5684cb98834b74
Submitter: Robert Lyon (<email address hidden>)
Branch: master

commit 94ed2ae03176046e4fb1e2884d5684cb98834b74
Author: Jono Mingard <email address hidden>
Date: Thu Jan 9 13:14:26 2014 +1300

Add "Skip to main content" link (Bug #1259741)

Added a hidden link to the beginning of all pages which becomes visible on
focus and allows keyboard users to bypass the navigation and move focus to
the main content of the page.

Change-Id: I70b1f7a352904d3a350b848ab3779a2136de4e76
Signed-off-by: Jono Mingard <email address hidden>

Jono Mingard (mingard) on 2014-01-21
Changed in mahara:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Robert Lyon (robertl-9) on 2014-04-22
Changed in mahara:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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