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  1. PUBLIC - Liferay Portal Community Edition
  2. LPS-68703

Calendar portlet icons are not accessible when styles are disabled

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Resolution: Won't Fix
    • Affects Version/s: 7.0.2 CE GA3
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Accessibility, Calendar
    • Labels:
      None
    • Fix Priority:
      3

      Description

      CSS-only icons in the calendar portlet are used for functionality. Accessibility guidelines indicate that setting icons with CSS (e.g. background, background-image, etc.) is not appropriate for any image that conveys information or provides functionality.

      https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/C9.html
      https://section508.gov/content/quick-reference-guide#1194.22d

      Steps
      1. Open Firefox to Liferay page containing Calendar portlet
      2. Using Web Developer extension: CSS > Disable Styles > Disable All Styles
      3. Try to move to the previous/next month or select a drop down menu for a given calendar

      Result: Icon or alternative element for function cannot be found
      Expected: Icon or alternative element for function is available

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