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Apps For All: Coding Accessible Web Applications by Heydon Pickering, Smashing Magazine

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Chapter 4: Getting Around

Contemplate the ease with which I can quickly consume an interface. Darting my eyes back and forth over the screen, it takes moments for me to chart its topology. My apprehension of how much information is there, which parts of it are important and which bits I’d really rather avoid is almost instantaneous. Can’t see it all at once? I simply grab the scrollbar and briefly dip below the so-called fold. “OK, that’s a lot of stuff. Maybe I’ll bookmark it for later.”

Eyes navigating page

Hyperlinks, which let us traverse between pages are innately accessible and have been from the beginning. They can be focused and are identified by assistive technologies ...

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