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Accessibility: add role=group to block wrapper element #19213

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ellatrix commented Dec 18, 2019


As suggested by @MarcoZehe. Apparently NVDA otherwise "silences" the tab stop.

Authors SHOULD use a group to form logical collection of items in a widget such as children in a tree widget forming a collection of siblings in a hierarchy, or a collection of items having the same container in a directory.

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@ellatrix ellatrix requested review from talldan and youknowriad as code owners Dec 18, 2019
@ellatrix ellatrix merged commit 77a18d8 into master Dec 18, 2019
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@youknowriad youknowriad added this to the Gutenberg 7.2 milestone Jan 6, 2020
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