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Re: Progressbars and Aria-busy


From: Jonathan Cohn
Date: Sep 22, 2019 12:09PM

We found in our testing that aria-busy was not sufficient at letting clients know that the page was not ready. We ended up using a modal dialog while the page was loaded.
Best wishes,

Jonathan Cohn

> On Sep 19, 2019, at 3:38 PM, Brian Lovely via WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> I'm not finding a lot of useful information about ARIA progressbars nor
> about aria-busy.
> Does anyone know of a good example of a progressbar?
> Does anyone know if aria-busy is even necessary if the "busy" area is part
> of a page right after a hard refresh and the content is simply unavailable
> for a second or two?
> If something is loading and it doesn't take long to fully load, I'm not
> sure if a user would even have time to explore and find a spinner graphic
> or the area with aria-busy set on it.
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> *Brian Lovely*
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