[whatwg] Behavior of anchor element when wrapping floated images
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Dec 3 15:27:08 PST 2013
On Mon, 14 Oct 2013, Bruno Racineux wrote:
> I've ran into the following layout issue while using the accessibility
> audit extension on Chrome.
> In brief, there is an accessibility issue with floated images within an
> anchor element, which is present on the web on a potentially large
> scale, making links to images invisible to keyboard readers.
> Should the anchor tag be made to wrap around a floated image to address
> Presumably, it'd think the container size should match that of the
> clickable area? (instead of being 0 0)
> Or should a recommendation be made to float the anchor instead as the
> only way to get around this?
> I would appreciate some feedback.
On Tue, 15 Oct 2013, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> This is a CSS issue, not an HTML one - floated elements don't affect the
> sizes of their container elements, so if you float out all the contents,
> it collapses to a 0-height element (and, for inlines, 0-width).
> The semantics are still fine. You can avoid any weirdness with focus
> outlines by floating the <a> instead - it should have the same effect.
Indeed. Or you can style things inside links, as in a:focus > img.
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