Opened 9 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#6963 closed bug (wontfix)

Tabs: Hidden tabs can be read by screen readers

Reported by: GrantF Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone: 1.9.0
Component: ui.tabs Version: 1.8.9
Keywords: a11y Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

Description

Although the hidden tabs are hidden via display:none, some screen readers (noticable Window-Eyes prior to version 7.5) will still read out the content. This can be fixed by adding visibility:hidden to the declaration for .ui-tabs .ui-tabs-hide in ui.all.css.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Scott González

Component: ui.coreui.tabs
Keywords: a11y added
Summary: Hidden tab content can be read by screen readersTabs: Hidden tabs can be read by screen readers

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by Scott González

If we fix this here, it has to be through some framework solution and not something specific to tabs (we'll also need to apply the fix to every widget).

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by Scott González

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

We've decided to start with only supporting latest NVDA on latest Firefox.

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