Definition Widgets must have required parent role.
Purpose
  • ARIA roles, properties and states describes the features of interactive widgets to users of assistive technologies, especially screen reader users.
Mappings
  • HTML4 Legacy Techniques (Recommended)
  • HTML5 and ARIA Techniques (Required)
WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria

4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A, Primary Success Criterion)

Rule Category Widgets/Scripting
Scope Element
Target Resources Widgets with required parent role
  • [role]
Techniques
  • Use required parent roles to describe the features and options of a widget.
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