"Discuss this topic" links are not descriptive and do not have programmatically associated context
Applies to: WCAG 2.0 A 2.4.4 "Link purpose (in context)"
Description: The links used to open discussion topics are labeled "Discuss this topic", which is not descriptive. There is no programmatically associated context announced with this link.
Steps to replicate:
- Open a discussion forum
- Start JAWS or NVDA
- Open the links list (Insert+F7)
- Locate the "Discuss this topic" links presented in the links list. Note that it is not possible to determine from the links list which topic will be opened by activating these links.