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The hashtag and its future in documentation articles

The hashtag and its future in documentation articles

Author: WordPress.org

Date: February 20, 2022 

Category: Make WordPress Documentation

In a previous post, we listed the requirements for the new design for HelpHub. This article is going to discuss one particular requirement, the hashtag at the end of the headlines inside an article.

Basically, we want to remove the # character from the headlines. It may be a radical change but it is necessary for accessibility reasons.

First of all, let’s mention the requirements to remove or replace the hashtag. The function must be:

Clear on purposeEasy to read with keyboardReduce visual noiseNot polluting the link’s list for screen readers# is it an anchor or a link?

The hashtag

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