Provide a link in the top left of your that allows users to skip the header of your website and go straight to the main content.
You may also see this referred to as a “skip to content” link or generally as a “skip link”.
Skip navigation links can be visible or hidden in the presentation of a website.
What to do?
- Add a skip navigation link to all pages of your website
- Why a skip navigation link is helpful (YouTube – 0 min 50 secs)
- How to create skip links and hide them (YouTube – 4 min 58 secs)
- Understanding 2.4.1
Plain English Explanation
Provide the ability to skip past your header (with menu, navigation, ads, etc.) and go directly to the main content of your website.