Definition Widgets must be owned by only one parent widget.
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 roles
  • [aria-owns]
Techniques
  • Parent widget roles with aria-owns must accurately describe the parent relationships, a child widget can only have one parent widget.
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