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HTML5 Accessibility Chops: When to use an ARIA role

Posted on Wednesday, 13 June 2012 by Steve Faulkner
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There has been discussion of late on whether authors should be allowed to include an ARIA role value on an HTML element that matches the default implicit ARIA role as defined in HTML5.  The divergent opinions are mirrored in the differing author conformance requirements between the W3C HTML5 specification and the WHATWG living standard.

HTML5 Accessibility Chops: hidden and aria-hidden

Posted on Tuesday, 1 May 2012 by Steve Faulkner
21 comments on: HTML5 Accessibility Chops: hidden and aria-hidden

Note: Also see updated – November 2103 test results for hidden and aria-hidden. As a developer and also a consultant advising developers on how to develop accessible content, it is important to have and provide up to date and practical knowledge about robust development techniques. A recent question on Stack Overflow got me thinking: What […]

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