How to set the access key for menu item?
To assign the access key to the menu item link you need to open the settings of the desired menu item, then open the "DJ-MegaMenu Options" tab and go to the very bottom of the page.
The Access Key option adds the HTML accesskey attribute to the menu item link. You need to use a single character from the keyboard which will be used to open or focus this link directly with the keyboard shortcut.
Note that this option will work only when the menu will be displayed with our DJ-MegaMenu module.
What shortcut activates the access key?
It depends on the browser and operating system.
For example on Chrome for Mac, the shortcut is: Ctrl + ⌥ Opt + Access key (so the key you set for the menu item)
For Chrome on Windows, the shortcut is: Alt + Access key, or Alt + Shift + Access key
You can check what shortcut you need to use on your device at Wikipedia:
Activate or focus
In most cases, the link is opened when you use the access key. However, it depends on browser implementation of the access key, but also how the website is interpreted by the browser.
Don't worry, users who use this accessibility browser feature know exactly how it works and will choose the browser which is most easy to use for them and you can check it in the above link from Wikipedia.
Example - see how it works
Take a look at our demo website where the access key is set for the first menu item "Skip to content".
To make a test:
- go to: https://demo.dj-extensions.com/dj-megamenu/
- on your keyboard use the Access key combination + C ( for example, for Chrome on Windows: Alt + C, on Mac: Ctrl + ⌥ Opt + C )
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