Regina Siochi (ReginaS9)
Sky Solutions LLC
Regina Siochi
Sky Solutions LLC
ReginaS9 Member since 2019 25 posts
Sky Solutions LLC
Posted: October 20, 2020
Last activity: November 9, 2020
Posted: 20 Oct 2020 13:06 EDT
Last activity: 9 Nov 2020 6:56 EST

tabpanel generated from layout group is announced by screen reader with incorrect aria role - accessibility issue


Product: Customer Service Application 

Version: 8.3.0

Accessibility Issue:  Using layout tab groups generates an HTML markup tab structure where the tabpanel is contained within the tablist.  Per our accessibility testers, this code design causes the Jaws screen reader to announce the tabpanel with the incorrect role, such as 'link'.   

How do we manipulate the DOM so that the tabpanel, when it receives focus, is announced by the screen reader as a tabpanel and not as a link or a header? (i.e. are there attributes we can add/remove?) 

Pega Platform 8.3 User Experience Healthcare and Life Sciences System Architect