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- User-Defined Access Keys: using .asp, by Gez Lemon of JuicyStudio [UK]
- User-Defined Access Keys: using .php, by Gez Lemon of JuicyStudio [UK]
- Firefox 2.0 and Access Keys, by Gez Lemon of JuicyStudio [UK]
- Techniques for "skip navigation" links and "skip to main content" links, by Jim Thatcher, updated 6/19/2009.
- Using Accesskeys – Is it worth it?, by John Foliot, reposted January 15, 2013. This is not a how to; it is an argument that accesskeys are difficult to do correctly. The Canadian government accessibility folks recommend against using accesskeys according to this article. (Defining accesskeys seems to be a waste of time unless one is designing for a controlled environment such as an intranet.)
- More reasons why we don't use accesskeys, by John Foliot, reposted January 15, 2013.
We believe that the functionality accesskeys provide is worthwhile, but their implementation and standardization leave something to be desired.
- Keyboard Accessibility: Accesskey "A Good Idea Implemented Poorly" from WebAIM. Using accesskey is controversial. Many accessibility experts feel accesskeys work against accessibility. There can be conflicts with the hardware or browser with defined accesskeys on the website.