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Re: VoiceOver ignoring WCAG 1.3.1 and 2.4.2


From: Steve Green
Date: Sep 30, 2019 3:11PM

Column headers have always worked fine for me. I just confirmed this with iOS 12.1 on an iPhone 6S+

Can you share a link to a page where they are not announced?

Steve Green
Managing Director
Test Partners Ltd

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From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > On Behalf Of Don Raikes
Sent: 30 September 2019 22:04
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Subject: [WebAIM] VoiceOver ignoring WCAG 1.3.1 and 2.4.2


I have been doing some mobile web testing in preparation for a demo, and have discovered a couple of issues with VoiceOver and I want to know if others have seen the problems:

1. When navigating tables, VoiceOver is not reading column headers even though the table is properly marked up using scope="col" attributes.

2. VoiceOver is not announcing page titles when there is a full or partial page refresh and the title changes.

System configurations:

iPhone 8 with iOS 13.1.1

iPad mini with iPadOS 13.1.2

These two requirements seem pretty basic so I would expect VoiceOver to respect them.

Thanks, Donald

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