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Not Planned Add tabindex to all inputs

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by CyberAP, Nov 20, 2013.

  1. CyberAP

    CyberAP Well-Known Member

    Tab key is commonly used to quickly get to the most used text inputs (such as searchfield, or textfield). But XenForo doesn't have them. I think search bar and message text field should have tabindexes, that way we won't have to scroll down to start typing a message.
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Tab indexes have uses in some scenarios (and we do use them there), but adding them on every input would be pointless and very hard to maintain. Additionally, tabindex is actually for all elements and affects keyboard navigation, so I believe this would have a negative effect on accessibility.
    Adam Howard likes this.

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