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Title Attribute Issue


From: Jim Homme
Date: Aug 30, 2019 8:58AM

I'm encountering a situation in which I see buttons NVDA reads the Title attribute for when I tab to them, but not when I arrow to them. The site uses the title attribute to explain more information when focus or hover is on the buttons. I feel that NVDA should read the Title attributes, since it drags focus to the buttons when the user arrows. I've read all sorts of negative stuff about using the Title attribute, but I feel that if this is an NvDA issue, I should not fail these buttons for having a Title attribute. They fail for not having descriptive names, but that is a different thing. Am I thinking correctly here?



Jim Homme
Digital Accessibility
Bender Consulting Services