Opened 7 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#4502 closed New Feature (fixed)

Make the editor ARIA-aware

Reported by: fredck Owned by: garry.yao
Priority: Normal Milestone: CKEditor 3.2
Component: Accessibility Version:
Keywords: Confirmed Cc:

Description (last modified by garry.yao)

The editor must base it's accessibility support in the ARIA features.
This is an umbrella ticket, which points to several to be completed tickets that compose the entire ARIA feature.

ARIA-enabled toolbar

#4962
ARIA support in editor chrome and toolbar

ARIA-enabled panels

#4974
ARIA support in rich combo and color panel

#4975
ARIA support in menu

ARIA-enabled dialogs

#4981
ARIA support in dialogs

ARIA-enabled editing block

#4995
ARIA support in editing blocks

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by fredck

The current idea about it is that we should have the editor core and core plugins using "exclusively" ARIA for accessibility support. All UI elements must be well defined in this sense. We'll still use our customized keyboard focus system though.

We're aware that ARIA is still not fully supported on browsers and screen readers. We still want to have the editor accessible with some old technologies, so additionally we would be having a dedicated plugin for it backwards (hacks) compatibility. This plugin would make the necessary changes to the editor structure to make it accessible on some situations. It should be optional, loaded only when needed.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by garry.yao

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comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by garry.yao

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comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by garry.yao

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comment:5 Changed 6 years ago by garry.yao

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comment:6 Changed 6 years ago by garry.yao

  • Resolution set to fixed
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Closed as all sub tickets are completed.

comment:7 Changed 6 years ago by garry.yao

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