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JavaScript library to help modern web applications with accessibility concerns by making accessibility simpler

# ally.fix.pointerFocusParent

This Browser Bug Workaround targets an issue in old Blink and WebKit causing focus (by MouseEvent and TouchEvent) to be given to the next parent element accepting focus, rather than the element the event was dispatched to.

# Description

Considering the following markup, clicking on the <a> element would focus the <div> instead:

<div tabindex="-1">
  <a href="">Hello World</a>

# Usage

// engage the workaround for the entire document
var handle = ally.fix.pointerFocusParent();
// disengage the workaround
// engage the workaround only for a sub-tree
var handle = ally.fix.pointerFocusParent({
  context: '#element-to-fix',

# Arguments

Name Type Default Description
context <selector> document The scope of the DOM in which to apply the fix. All elements of the collections are used.

# Returns

A <service> interface, providing the handle.disengage() method to stop the service.

# Examples

# ally.fix.pointerFocusParent Example

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# Notes

Only engaged for WebKit (detected via via platform.js).

# Contributing