Widgets must have child roles

Definition Widgets must have required child roles.
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 owned elements
  • [role]
Techniques
  • Use required ARIA owned elements to describe the features and options of a widget.
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