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aria-modal not supported #91
aria-modal is supposed to prevent the screenreader to access content out of the modal window, but this does not work in the following example:
It should not be possible to interact with any content outside of the modal dialog
Using the arrow key, it is possible to go to the content of the page that is behind the modal dialog.
JAWS version and build number
Operating System and version
Browser and version:
Internet explorer 11
Navigating specifically with arrow keys and other hot keys is trapped within modal dialogs using
There are still some quirks with
I have logged them in #179, and am closing this issue per the described issue here having been rectified.
The problem with aria-modal is not solved in IE 11. In the example https://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices-1.1/examples/dialog-modal/dialog.html aria-modal=true or aria-modal=false has no effect on the output. Decisive is the role=dialog, which limits linear reading to the pop-up. If role=dialog is removed, the whole page can also be read with aria-modal=true. Therefore the ticket should be opened again.