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#45096 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

Dashboard accessibility: Landmarks don't always have a unique role or role/label combination

Reported by: vrimill Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Administration Keywords:
Focuses: accessibility Cc:
PR Number:

Description

For users with screen-readers, aria label provides important information about functionality. (Background: Microsoft accessibility standards require Microsoft sites to ensure sites are usable by users with screen reader devices.)

From Keros accessibility reports:

  1. Landmarks must have a unique role or role/label combination(aria-label OR aria-labelledby) (form[method="POST"])
  2. <form action="https://qadevblogs.wpengine.com/visualstudio/wp-admin/admin.php?page=gadwp_settings" method="POST"><p class="submit"><input type="submit" name="submit" id="submit" class="button" value="Authorize Plugin"></p></form>

Change History (7)

#1 @mukesh27
15 months ago

  • Focuses accessibility added
  • Keywords dev-feedback needs-screenshots added
  • Summary changed from Dashboard accessibility: Landmarks don't always have a unique role or role/lable cominbation to Dashboard accessibility: Landmarks don't always have a unique role or roll/label combination

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
15 months ago

  • Component changed from General to Administration

#3 @afercia
15 months ago

  • Summary changed from Dashboard accessibility: Landmarks don't always have a unique role or roll/label combination to Dashboard accessibility: Landmarks don't always have a unique role or role/label combination

#4 @afercia
15 months ago

@vrimill thanks for your report. The WordPress admin interface uses some landmarks and, to my knowledge, the ones with the same role use an aria-label that disambiguate them.

When you have a chance, please provide some more details, for example the WordPress page where you've noticed this issue?

From the HTML snippet you've posted above, especially the part "admin.php?page=gadwp_settings", I have the impression it's a page added by some plugin (I guess it's the Google Analytics Dashboard for WP by ExactMetrics (formerly GADWP) plugin). If that's the case, I'm afraid WordPress is not responsible for the markup produced by a plugin.

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #accessibility by afercia. View the logs.


15 months ago

#6 @afercia
15 months ago

  • Keywords reporter-feedback added; dev-feedback removed

#7 @afercia
15 months ago

  • Keywords needs-screenshots reporter-feedback removed
  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

This seems something added by a plugin. No reporter feedback in a week. Going to close this ticket, please do feel free to reopen if I'm missing something.

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