||Website administrative content (e.g., copyright, contact, privacy info, etc., typically at the bottom of a web page) must be identified by using the
contentinfo landmark provides a way to identify administrative content, typically found at the bottom of each page in a website and referred to as footer information in publishing contexts.
contentinfo landmark typically includes information and/or links to copyright, contact info, privacy policies and other general information found on all pages in the website.
HTML5 and ARIA Techniques
|WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria
2.4.1 Bypass Blocks (Level A, Primary Success Criterion)
[role="contentinfo"] and top-level
footer element defines a
contentinfo landmark, except when it is a descendant of any of the following elements:
- If the
footer element technique is not being used, a
role="contentinfo" attribute on the container element for the administrative content can be used to define a
- In websites that support mashups using
frame elements, a
contentinfo landmark is allowed in each frame.
- If the page is part of a website supporting mashups, use the
aria-label attribute to differentiate possible
contentinfo landmarks in each frame.
- Footers are a convention used on most web sites to provide copyright, contact, privacy and other types of adminstrative content.
contentinfo landmark identifies the footer content on the page.