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Re: Accessible Superfish-like drop-down menus?


From: Matt King
Date: Jun 16, 2017 12:48PM

ARIA menu buttons may open menus that have submenus. That is not a problem.

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Robert Fentress
Sent: Friday, June 16, 2017 7:44 AM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Accessible Superfish-like drop-down menus?

Following up on my previous post, see comment below

On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 10:22 AM, Robert Fentress < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> The site navigation fly-out menu is not a system menu, and the
> expander for a submenu is not really a button menu (I don't think).
A reason why a button menu is not appropriate here is that these submenus may, themselves, have submenus. Though I don't think this is best practice, it is not unusual to see this multi-level menu pattern. Ideally, you'd want to accommodate that use case in whatever design you chose.

Rob Fentress
Senior Accessibility Solutions Designer
Assistive Technologies at Virginia Tech
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