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Iframes: minimum spec


From: Isabel Holdsworth
Date: May 29, 2019 3:48AM

Hi all,

We're required to deliver some of our content within an iframe - this
is unfortunately not negotiable.

The iframe has a title attribute, and its document has a <title> tag
and an h1 heading that all have the same (sometimes long) text, and
it's very laborious for screenreader users to keep listening to.
Younger users also find it very confusing.

If the iframe didn't have a title attribute, or if its document didn't
have a <title> attribute, would it fail WCAG? The content delivered
inside the iframe is never displayed as a stand-alone page.

Thanks as always, Isabel