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Re: tabbed interfaces - tricky question


From: Mohith BP
Date: Oct 31, 2018 4:10AM

"the rest of the page -- title, other content -- stays exactly the
same) BUT in fact activating tabs loads up different pages
that differ only in terms of the panel content."

The rest of the page especially title remains same and you are telling
it is a page refresh affecting only the panel content.
1. If this panel content you are mentioning is the main content then
the title of the page need to match to the content displayed.
2. If this tab panel content is just a small portion of the page then
I don't see how this can be a page refresh.
3. As already mentioned by others 1 and 3 scenarios need not be ARIA
tab specifications.

Thanks & Regards,
Mohith B. P.

On 10/30/18, glen walker < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Just to add to the consensus that Patrick and Isabel have already posted, I
> don't think there are two types of tab panels. The first one you described
> (and the third one you described, which is the basis of your question) is
> just a navigation menu (but not a "menu" in the true sense of the word like
> an application menu and role="menu" - that's a whole nother discussion).
> If the nav menu is visually styled to look like tabs, that's ok. When you
> select an item, if a new page loads but looks exactly like the previous
> page but with new contents in the "tab" area, that's ok too. It's still
> just a basic link to a new page and should be implemented as a basic link
> navigation. No tab roles should be used.
> > > > >