Fake Tabs


My eBay activity, messages and account links that appear like tabs


Style a list of links with the appearance of tabs.

Fake tabs is a navigation pattern. The "tabs" are simply a list of links with no additional JavaScript behaviour.

For dynamic tabs that hide & show content, please consult the disclosure tabs pattern.

Working Examples

View a fully styled example with eBay Skin Tabs.

Best Practices

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Interaction Design


Tab key navigates the fake tabs.

Enter key activates the fake tab (i.e. it navigates to the link href).

The 'selected' fake tab is not in the tabindex.

Developer Guide

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In the meantime you can consult the bones project for required markup.