||Each element with an
[role=region] that should be an
region landmark must have an accessible name.
region landmark is used to identify subsections of
- For an element with an
[role=region] to be considered an
region landmark on the page, it must have an accessible name that identifies the contents of the region.
HTML4 Legacy Techniques
HTML5 and ARIA Techniques
|WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria
1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A, Primary Success Criterion)
section element or an element with a
role="region" attribute, which also has an author-defined accessible name, will be considered an
- Use the
aria-labelledby attribute to provide an accessible name by referencing the
ids of one or more heading (e.g. h2, h3, h4 element) or other elements that identify the contents of the region.
- Use the
aria-label attribute to provide an accessible name that identifies the contents of the region.
title attribute may also be used to provide an accessible name to identify the contents of the region. Note, however, that this technique also generates a tooltip in many web browsers.