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    Hello All,

    I am trying to create a select-box chain-menu component that shows content divs based on a combination of the selection.

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    For the desktop view, I’ve used a jquery plugin called nice-select which converts a select-box to a ul>li drop-down list for easy styling(custom style requirement). For mobiles, I’m relying on the native select-box since it is much better in the mobile view.

    For desktop view, users with vision would use the ul>li based select-box – it is also navigable via keyboard. Users relying on screen readers can rely on the native select-box which has only been hidden from view using positioning and height 1. The ul>li based select-box has been hidden for screen-readers using aria-hidden=true. The collapsible content divs have an attribute of aria-expanded=false which would become true when revealed.


    How do I make the select-box non-tab-able for keyboard users with vision while at the same time be accessible for screen readers? Or, is my implementation perfectly alright since it involves only one invisible extra tab action?


    What other steps can/should be taken to make the component perfectly, or at least passably accessible?
    It would be great if I can get additional feedback on how this could be improved, accessibility-wise and if usability bugs can be pointed out. Many thanks in advance.

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