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JAWS reads the image source instead of the menu name



JAWS reads the image source text (URL) for navigation menu instead of the navigation menu option. The navigation menu is configured with an image.

Error Messages

Not Applicable.

Steps to Reproduce

Interact with the navigation menus using JAWS.

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules. The role="link" aria-haspopup="true" should only be generated for <a> tag. It is incorrectly generated on the <img> tag as well.


Apply HFix-41160.

Published February 16, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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