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Re: iframes

From: Marc Haunschild <mh@zadi.de>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:34:14 +0200
Message-ID: <53E88006.3090701@zadi.de>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
This helps a lot, thx Ramón!

Am 09.08.14 20:47, schrieb Ramón Corominas:
> Hello, Marc.
>
> In relity, the iframe and its contents are read like any other content
> in the page, for example, content within a <div>. The only difference is
> that the user can browse to the iframe (for example, using the "M" key
> in JAWS), and the title of the iframe is announced when the user
> navigates to it. If the user reads the content with the up/down arrow
> keys, the iframe start and end are announced using the title, something
> like "My title frame, inline frame" (I'm using the Spanish version so I
> don't know the exact words it uses in English).
>
> So, you only have to ensure that the contents of the iframe follow the
> main structure (for example, start with <h2> to follow the <h1> in the
> container page and so on). Of course, this applies to any other content
> that you could put inside the iframe.
>
> Regards,
> Ramón.
>
> Marc wrote:
>
>> I already got some answers - thnak you. But I think I have to add one
>> thing to my initial post: I know that iframes are allowed. They can be
>> used in screenreaders. But there have been some inconveniences anyway.
>>
>> For example a screenreader tells you how many headers a page includes
>> - except the headlines in the iframe. This I found in posts older than
>> 5 years. So I wonder if this still is a problem - or not.
>
>



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