Latest Update: The state of hidden content support in 2016 At the start of 2012 I published results on the state of HTML5 hidden attribute support and aria-hidden attribute support. Based on the results, advice was provided on the best methods to hide content from some or all users.
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ARIA role=alert is supported across modern browsers and assistive technology, but implementation in browsers differ, which can lead to role=alert appearing to be unsupported.
I have jotted down some notes on ARIA concepts and usage that may be useful for developers.
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.
Latest Update: The state of hidden content support in 2016 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 is the best […]