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Re: Opening modal window without user action

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From: Bruno Girard
Date: Mar 30, 2016 1:44PM


"This modal could also be posted when the tab/window is closed... ie after
the user has already been on the site for a while"

Can you tell how we do this and if it would violate a WCAG 2.0 criteria?

2016-03-29 3:43 GMT-04:00 John Hicks < <EMAIL REMOVED> >:

> Yes, the only way to have this information at the beginning of the user
> session is to display it on page load immediately.
>
> Of course , it is probably true that more users will abandon in the case of
> immediate pop-up and having the time delay is seen as a reassurance that
> "the info you want is here, but first a word from our survey team" ....
> dismissing a pop up is easy after all (if you are a sighted user and the
> Escape key is working).
>
> What this site really needs to do is use a different technique, such as a
> cookie that loads the modal for a repeat visitor on his or her second visit
> (or in the event of a subsequent page load) ... so much less intrusive.
>
> Intuitively I think users are very sensitive to the manipulation of their
> attention.
>
> This modal could also be posted when the tab/window is closed... ie after
> the user has already been on the site for a while.
>
> John
>
>
> 2016-03-29 0:45 GMT+02:00 Marc Solomon < <EMAIL REMOVED> >:
>
> > On March 28, 2016 5:29:12 PM "Patrick H. Lauke" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> > wrote:
> >
> > "It's the fact that it's being displayed
> > (and yanks focus away) after a set timeout after the page has been
> loaded."
> >
> > Agreed, and is why I thought the example on hellenkeller.org might serve
> > as a model for how and more specifically when to display a pop up modal
> > that was not explicitly opened by the user. That is, on page load for
> first
> > time visitors.
> > Best,
> > Marc
> >
> >
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