WebAIM: Keyboard Accessibility – Accesskey

Keyboard Accessibility
Accesskey

Article Contents

  • Page 1: Keyboard Accessibility
  • Page 2: Tabindex
  • Current page: Page 3: Accesskey
  • Overview
  • Keyboard Shortcuts as a General Concept
  • The accesskey Attribute
  • A Good Idea Implemented Poorly
  • Should Accesskey Be Used At All?
  • Alternatives to accesskey
  • Overview

    Keyboard shortcuts can be helpful in making applications more efficient. The accesskey HTML attribute allows web developers to assign certain keyboard shortcuts to web elements. However, because browsers and assistive technologies implement accesskey support inconsistently, ineffectively, or not at all, the accesskey attribute should typically be avoided or implemented with great care.

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