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Fair enough. Using Firefox, it was not announced, nor was focus
trapped in it. Perhaps that was just something I did though, or a
bit of a fluke.
On 2021-01-23 11:03, Brian Vogel wrote:
On Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 06:55 PM, Sascha Cowley wrote:
Technically that's just a modal dialog. Regardless,
this is an accessibility problem with the page.
I won't argue about what it's called technically, but I doubt
you'll find many who use the term "modal dialog" unless they're
I have no idea why you say it's an accessibility problem. I just
loaded that page with NVDA, and when the dialog appears NVDA
begins reading it, and it's controls. That's what I'd expect to
occur when the overlay occurs, and it does. The screen reader is
doing for its user exactly what my eyes do for me. Once the
underlying page is obscured by that overlay/modal dialog focus
shifts to it and you are forced to interact with it. This is
exactly what it does if you're sighted and interacting with the
site using sight and point and click. There are no surprises
Once I activate the Maybe Later button I'm right back on the page
with the play smooth country button, which can be activated
precisely as one would expect.
Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit,
Version 20H2, Build 19042
The depths of denial one can be pushed to by
outside forces of disapproval can make you not even recognize
yourself to yourself.
~ Brian Vogel