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  • trevor
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    accesskeys Link to this post

    Has anyone done any work to add accesskeys to menus etc in silverstripe.

    I just wondered if anyone could share any experience or thoughts as its something I've been asked about for accessibility compliance.



  • Ingo
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    Re: accesskeys Link to this post

    no, we don't have any ongoing work considering accesskeys right now, but would be a great addition!

    some thoughts:
    - would be nice to have a php-API where third-party modules can register (and overwrite?) keys
    - automatically generated overview of all available access-keys would be nice (popup inside CMS or div inside website)
    - not limited to CMS-purposes, so optimally can be used for website-development as well
    - needs a way to hook into formfield-rendering
    - pages could have a formfield in the CMS for providing an access-key

    - if we rely on key-combinations (e.g. shift+A), we can't use the plain-jane w3c recommendations (<label accesskey="U">), would probably need some javascript-API?

    anybody keen to give this a shot?

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