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Advice About JQuery Accessibility

From: Homme, James <james.homme@highmark.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 12:59:51 +0000
To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BF85B26B8ED7B647ACAD9C68E89DA554222ADA1F@HMBREXMP03.highmark.com>
I'm running into instances where I'm seeing legitimate JQuery things like hyperlinks, and other items that you'd normally be able to activate and hear what's going on, but JAWS isn't saying the word link or communicating the word clickable, and for good reason: The code behind these items is calling JQuery functions, rather than doing the usual HTML thing. In this particular instance, I can't do anything about it, but if I get the chance to, what's the correct accessibility advice to give about this. Here's the information JAWS gives about one of the hyperlinks.

Element Information:

Tag SPAN has 1 parameters:

Tag A has 4 parameters:

Jim Homme,
Usability Services,
Phone: 412-544-1810.


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