[wp-hackers] Lack of focus rectangles on links in the WP admin
johnbillion+wp at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 18:31:54 GMT 2008
Er, therefore I agree with you Jeremy that it should be restored to
the default. No need to change it to anything else other than the
On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 6:29 PM, John Blackbourn
<johnbillion+wp at gmail.com> wrote:
> The ugly dotted rectangle is universally recognised as the current
> focus point and shouldn't be changed or removed.
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 1:41 AM, Jeremy Visser <jeremy.visser at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm concerned about the fact that when a link in the new WP admin is
> > focused (e.g. selected by the Tab key), it has no selection rectangle
> > around it.
> > If I were trying to navigate around my WP admin with my keyboard (I was
> > using a computer with a mouse that was not working on Friday, so I
> > wouldn't have been able to use WordPress if I wanted to then), I
> > wouldn't have been able to, because I wouldn't have been able to see
> > which link I had focused with the Tab key.
> > I agree that the rectangles are ugly, but accessibility > appearance.
> > Please remove the "outline: none;" code from the CSS.
> > What I did for the Install4Free style was not removing the dotted
> > outline rectangles, but making them a prettier solid grey instead.
> > <http://install4free.wordpress.net/>
> > We could possibly have a red outline (same colour as the link hover
> > colour) when focused instead of the ugly dotted rectangle.
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