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

# ally.query.tabbable

Finds keyboard focusable ("tabbable") elements in the DOM.

# Description

See ally.query.focusable for an explanation on the different query strategies.

Consult the data tables what browsers consider focusable and what ally.js considers focusable in strategy: "strict" or strategy: "quick" to learn how HTML elements behave.

# Usage

var elements = ally.query.tabbable({
  context: '.within-filter-selector',
  includeContext: true,
  strategy: 'quick',

# Arguments

Name Type Default Description
context <selector> documentElement The scope of the DOM in which to search. The first element of a collection is used.
includeContext boolean false Prepend the context element if it is focusable.
includeOnlyTabbable boolean false Include elements that would otherwise be ignored because they're considered only tabbable,
strategy "quick", "strict", "all" "quick" The approach used to find elements.

# Returns

Array of HTMLElement.

# Examples

# ally.query.focusable Example

ally.query.focusable Example on

play with ally.query.focusable Example on or open the document of ally.query.focusable Example

# ally.query.tabbable Example

ally.query.tabbable Example on

play with ally.query.tabbable Example on or open the document of ally.query.tabbable Example

# Changes

# Notes


# Contributing