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Accessibility - Voiceover keeps saying "Firefox busy"

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Working on implementing/fixing the accessibility features of my client's website, we stumbled on the particular case that Firefox decides to set focus to an <iframe> when tabbing through a page, which no other browser does. The client then suggested that the <iframe> content be given a title attribute (in the <head> of the loaded HTML) so that the Voiceover feature (and its equivalents) reads the <iframe> title out loud.

This should work, however the browser keeps saying "Firefox busy" no matter what we tab onto.

What would cause this situation? We would appreciate some guidance, in order to see if we need to change something in our content, or if this is an issue with Firefox itself. Thanks in advance.

Working on implementing/fixing the accessibility features of my client's website, we stumbled on the particular case that Firefox decides to set focus to an <iframe> when tabbing through a page, which no other browser does. The client then suggested that the <iframe> content be given a title attribute (in the <head> of the loaded HTML) so that the Voiceover feature (and its equivalents) reads the <iframe> title out loud. This should work, however the browser keeps saying "Firefox busy" no matter what we tab onto. What would cause this situation? We would appreciate some guidance, in order to see if we need to change something in our content, or if this is an issue with Firefox itself. Thanks in advance.

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Seburo
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Hi

For web development and programming support, I recommend that you ask in Stack Overflow .

The experts there should be able to help with this issue.

Hi For web development and programming support, I recommend that you ask in [http://stackoverflow.com/ Stack Overflow] . The experts there should be able to help with this issue.
FredMcD
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jansensan said

the browser keeps saying "Firefox busy"

Firefox itself has no sounds or voice.

''jansensan [[#question-1125342|said]]'' <blockquote> the browser keeps saying "Firefox busy" </blockquote> Firefox itself has no sounds or voice.

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@FredMcD I understand that the browser itself has no voice, I had mentioned in the title of the support question that it was Voiceover (https://www.apple.com/accessibility/osx/voiceover/) that reads this out.

@Seburo I will indeed look onto StackOverflow for more information on the programming side, however I was looking for Mozilla Support (documentation?) on what causes an accessibility feature to see the browser as busy. In order for such features to trigger such a message, there must be a reason (an internal API? etc), I was looking for that that, I guess. Thanks.

@FredMcD I understand that the browser itself has no voice, I had mentioned in the title of the support question that it was Voiceover (https://www.apple.com/accessibility/osx/voiceover/) that reads this out. @Seburo I will indeed look onto StackOverflow for more information on the programming side, however I was looking for Mozilla Support (documentation?) on what causes an accessibility feature to see the browser as busy. In order for such features to trigger such a message, there must be a reason (an internal API? etc), I was looking for that that, I guess. Thanks.
cor-el
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See also: *https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/Accessibility/ARIA *https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/Accessibility/ARIA/ARIA_Techniques/Using_the_aria-label_attribute