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Content fragment multiline text should be accessible


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Request for Feature Enhancement (RFE) Summary: Strong and Em tags in multiline text in Content Fragments
Use-case: editing multiline text in RTE components while meeting requirements for WCAG 2.0
Current/Experienced Behavior: b/i/u buttons create <b>,<i>,<u> tags which have no semantic meaning
Improved/Expected Behavior: in order to convey meaning to users using assistive technology, we should be able to add <strong> and <em> instead of <b> and <i>. <u> on the other hand has little semantic value and will likely confuse users who will think it is a link. it should probably be removed or replaced with something with similar semantic meaning like  the <mark> element
Environment Details (AEM version/service pack, any other specifics if applicable): AEM 6.4-6.5
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Thanks for proposing this idea
This has been reported to the engineering under the internal reference SITES-13200. The product team will triage this request to verify feasibility based on the prioritization model. This post will be updated according to the Jira request status.
Status changed to: Investigating




This has been accepted and added to the roadmap but with the lower priority. Thank you for sharing this.  

Status changed to: Accepted