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Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#42880 closed defect (bug) (invalid)


Reported by: esmobg's profile esmobg Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Administration Keywords:
Focuses: ui, accessibility, administration Cc:


hi evry one orca screen reader not read on
fire fox last version quantum i using
ubuntu 17.10

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wordpress administration panel
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and ghutemberg text editor

#1 @afercia
7 years ago

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@esmobg welcome to Trac and thanks for your report. Unfortunately, Firefox 57 (Quantum) changed many things that have a big impact on how screen readers interact with the browser. I don't know anything specifically related to ORCA but you may want to read what the NVDA screen readers authors state in their blog:

For now, the recommendation for screen reader users is to use Firefox ESR which is the official extended support version and it's basically Firefox 52 updated with security fixes only. See also

Things should get better with the next couple versions of Firefox.

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