Only one owner

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.
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 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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