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Accessibility for a data processing button


From: Vaibhav Saraf
Date: Sep 1, 2020 6:56AM

Hi Everyone,

Not very sure on how to frame the subject for the query, hope this one

My colleagues have implemented a custom button which is labelled as
'Generate reports', when activated it will process some data in the
back-end and will remain disabled for the period. Once processing is done a
download link appears in place of the button to download the generated

When the button is triggered 'Report generation started' is announced.
Visually the button changes from orange to yellow and finally blue when it
appears as a link. Although the conclusion of the process is not alerted.
to a screen reader. There is also a visible label on the button.

I am thoughtful about including such an alert but want to know your
perspective about other accessibility issues you see in the setup.