Remove deprecated ARIA attributes.

Rule ID Widget 15
Definition ARIA attributes that have been deprecated for a role must be removed.
  • Not all ARIA properties and states are useful on every ARIA role and starting with ARIA 1.2 certain states and properties that were once considered global have been deprecated on specific roles.
  • The ARIA in HTML specification defines implicit roles for most HTML elememnts.
  • The same ARIA property and state restrictions on explicit roles apply to implicit roles.
Required No for HTML5 and ARIA Techniques ruleset mapping
WCAG Success Criteria

4.1.1 Parsing (Level A, Primary Success Criterion)

Rule Category Widgets/Scripting
Scope Element
Target Resources Roles where ARIA attributes are deprecated.
  • article
  • button
  • figure
  • img
  • input
  • main
  • marquee
  • section
  • select
  • table
  • Remove the deprecated ARIA attribute from the element.
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