"Hide" links in Plugin administration should be made more descriptive

Bug #1285896 reported by Jono Mingard on 2014-02-27
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Mahara
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Robert Lyon

Bug Description

In Administration -> Extensions -> Plugin administration there is a long list of plugins, most of which have a "Hide" link next to them which disables the plugin. This is confusing for screen reader users navigating using the Tab key, since all the links appear to be the same.
These links (and the Configuration links on the same page) should be changed to have descriptive hidden text like "Hide blocktype: comment/comment". I also wonder whether it would make more sense to change the text to "Disable" rather than "Hide" as to me, Hide implies that they will be hidden from the list of plugins rather than actually disabled.

Affects latest master

(WCAG Level AAA)

It would need to stay at "Hide" because the functionality is not disabled. It is still available if you know the URL on how to get there in order to use it. "Disable" would mean that you can't access it anymore.

Robert Lyon (robertl-9) on 2014-05-23
Changed in mahara:
milestone: none → 1.10.0
Robert Lyon (robertl-9) on 2014-05-25
Changed in mahara:
assignee: nobody → Robert Lyon (robertl-9)
status: New → In Progress

Reviewed: https://reviews.mahara.org/3379
Committed: http://gitorious.org/mahara/mahara/commit/6c720ec0d3b29342f9349c05732c9fa647529017
Submitter: Son Nguyen (<email address hidden>)
Branch: master

commit 6c720ec0d3b29342f9349c05732c9fa647529017
Author: Robert Lyon <email address hidden>
Date: Fri May 23 15:29:03 2014 +1200

Making the links on Extensions page more accessible (Bug #1285896)

- to screenreaders

Change-Id: I3dd755851581d5a4d85394a4b8ab3d05734efcca
Signed-off-by: Robert Lyon <email address hidden>

Changed in mahara:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Aaron Wells (u-aaronw) on 2014-10-21
Changed in mahara:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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