Widgets must have properties

Definition Widgets must define required properties and states.
Purpose
  • ARIA roles, properties and states describes the features of interactive widgets to users of assistive technologies, especially screen reader users.
Required Yes for HTML4 Legacy Techniques ruleset mapping
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 properties and states
  • [role]
Techniques
  • Use required ARIA properties to describe the features and options of a widget.
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