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Re: [EXTERNAL] Breadcumb nav same page accessibility


From: allyssa jessicon
Date: Dec 18, 2019 2:34AM

Appreciate your help. thank you

On 12/16/19, glen walker < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> For me, it comes down to whether you are styling things differently for the
> last breadcrumb item. If so, then whatever is different about that last
> element should also be conveyed to other users. Whether that's through
> aria-current or visually-hidden text or whatever. And whether you cite the
> issue as 4.1.2 or something else doesn't matter to me as long as the
> problem gets fixed. I can't say whether marking the last element in a
> breadcrumb is a trivial issue for all users but if the designer/developer
> decided to make it different, tell all users about it.
> If all the elements look the same (all links), then sighted users can
> easily see it's the last item in the list. Screen reader users will
> usually hear "list of X items" (if the breadcrumb is contained in a list)
> but not all screen readers will say it's the Nth item in the list so the
> user would have to mentally track where they are in the list if they want
> to know how far down the breadcrumb list they are. Having the last item
> with aria-current is a nice "end of the line" indicator.
> > > > >