Access key in menu

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For some incomprehensible reasons is still not possible to create access keys in Joomla. For this you can create an override.

The idea is to insert a hash key (#) before the letter that should be used as access key. For example the "S" in the menu item "Startseite" should be used as access key and optical will be underlined. In the Backend it looks like this:

barr backendmenu

barr frontendmenuThe hash keays (#) will be removed in the Frontend and the following letter will be underlined. The letter will also get automatically the HTML tag accesskey, that will be included in the link. The source code looks like this:

<a accesskey="K" href="index.php/das-kunsthaus">Das <u>K</u>unsthaus</a>

To get this, the file default_component.php should be modified as follows:

Author: Axel TütingEmail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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