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Re: Lightbox accessibility

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From: Bruna Poletto Salton
Date: Feb 27, 2013 1:13PM


Thank you all for the discussion on this topic.
In our case, our main concern is whether or not we should recommend that
developers avoid using this element. We are updating the Brazilian Web
Accessibility Guidelines for Governmental Websites. So I believe
this is still something we have to think about.

Regards,
Bruna

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 11:58 AM, Detlev Fischer <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> On mobile, support is not so good - both regarding the pick-up of aria
> roles like role=dialog and also regarding focus management when using
> Android/TalkBack or iOS/VoiceOver (I tested a version based on the scripts
> in the example by Nicholas C. Zakas with a number of screen readers).
> Not quite sure whether that example is fully relevant to your use case but
> I thought I might throw in the link anyway:
> http://3needs.org/en/testing/code/role-dialog.html
>
> Regards, Detlev
>
>
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> To: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> Date: 27.02.2013 14:12:50
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Lightbox accessibility
>
>
> > Thank you. It was very helpful indeed.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Felix Zapata Berlinches <
> > <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >
> >> hi all, maybe this link
> >>
> >>
> http://www.nczonline.net/blog/2013/02/12/making-an-accessible-dialog-box/will
> >> be useful for your question...
> >>
> >> bye
> >>
> >> 2013/2/26 Bruna Poletto Salton < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> >>
> >> > Hello everyone,
> >> >
> >> > I was wondering if there is a way to make lightboxes accessible.
> >> > I coordinate a team that evaluates accessibility on Brazilian
> government
> >> > websites and we have encounter lightboxes quite often and they are
> always
> >> > an issue for accessibility.
> >> >
> >> > Thank you,
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > *Bruna Poletto Salton*
> >> > Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Rio Grande do
> Sul
> >> -
> >> > IFRS
> >> > Pró-Reitoria de Extensão - PROEX
> >> > Projeto de Acessibilidade Virtual
> >> > www.ifrs.edu.br
> >> > > >> > > >> > > >> >
> >> > >> > >> > >>
> > > > > > >
> > > >