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Re: How Screen Reader should read Single Page Application?


From: Jared Smith
Date: Jul 28, 2018 9:29AM

pratik wrote:

> As the normal browser load is not happening, screen reader will not start
> reading the page content automatically but yes, I can use ARIA to make it
> read but here comes my actual question. From where SR should start reading-

Using an ARIA alert or live region would not be optimal. While it
would cause the text content to be read, it would be read as a stream
of information devoid of semantics and structure. The user would not
be able to pause/play of further explore the content, or interact with
elements within it - unless they manually go find where that content
is on the page.

It would be best to set focus to the new content area so the screen
reader will begin reading and navigating there. You indicated that the
user is clicking on a link, so the best solution is to treat this as a
link - essentially a same-page link.