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What is the purpose of bypass blocks?

What is the purpose of bypass blocks?

Bypass blocks are mechanisms that skip over repeated material on a webpage. They are important for users who navigate with a keyboard because as they will allow users to skip over repeated sections and go to the content they are looking for immediately.

How do you bypass blocks?

Here are the best ways to bypass blocked sites.

  1. Use a VPN. The most popular way of accessing blocked internet sites is to use a high-quality paid Virtual Private Network (VPN).
  2. Use a Smart DNS.
  3. Use a Free Proxy.
  4. Use a Site’s IP Address.
  5. Use Tor.

What is a bypass link?

Link bypass is where the utility uses a special tool with an insulated handle to bridge—or link—across the line and load bussing attaching to studs on each, which creates an alternate path for the current. Different utilities and regions will have different requirements for the type of bypass used.

Are skip links required?

Web pages and applications often have content that appears on other pages or screens. Most web browsers provide keyboard shortcuts to move the user focus to the top of the page, so if a set of navigation links is provided at the bottom of a web page providing a “skip” link may be unnecessary.

Is skip a navigation?

A “skip navigation” link is a technique for facilitating similarly efficient access for users with certain disabilities. A “skip navigation” link is implemented by placing a named anchor at the point on the page where the main content begins (e.g., ).

What is Skip to main content?

When keyboard-only users interact with your site they use the tab key to jump from link to link. Providing a skip to main content link allows them to easily bypass this. Note: These techniques are also sometimes referred to as “skip navigation links”.

What is test bypass?

This temporary bypass feature allows the utility to perform meter MAINTENANCE without interruption of service to the downstream occupant. The “Test Block” cover is removed and the technician manually installs a set of jumpers extending from the line to load side connectors feeding to and from the meter being tested.

What is a bypass meter?

Another distinction between the types of metering is the style of bypass used. A bypass is a device to be installed only by the utility so the flow of electricity will not be disrupted when the meter is removed for maintenance.

What are Skip links and why are they important?

“Skip links” are important. They allow keyboard-only users, sighted or not, to bypass large or repetitive blocks of content. You may have heard of them and wondered what the big deal is. Or your design team may have refused to implement one because they look “ugly”.

How do I hide a skip link?

Hide the skip link from sighted users – styling the link tag with what is typically called and classified as ‘screenreader-text’ – which only appears when focused on by tabbing to it or using other assistive technology. Include a href that links to the main content of the web page.

How does Skip to content work?

Having a skip to main content link appear when it receives keyboard focus. The text is hidden offscreen in a manner that allows screen reader users to interact with it.