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ARIA 1.1/1.2 - A Practical Perspective

Date & Time
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 11:20 AM PST  
Location
Grand JK  
Description
We will start our presentation by covering what developers need to verify before they add an ARIA role or attribute to their code; in particular the importance of making sure there is sufficient user agent support for that attribute to actually provide a solution. Then we will briefly review our most and least useful attributes from ARIA 1.1, explain where there are significant support gaps, and present a list of browser and screen reader defects that have been filed in order to encourage the people in the audience to help promote those defects and close those gaps. Time permitting, we will demonstrate 1 or 2 of those issues live during our presentation. Finally we will reveal our short list of most exciting proposed attributes for ARIA 1.2 and beyond.  
Audience
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Finance & Banking
  • Research & Development
Audience Level
Intermediate  
Session Summary (Abstract)
In this session we'll review the checks you must go through before deciding whether to use an ARIA role or attribute, reveal our favorites, discuss the ones that need more user agent support, and show you how you can help us make it happen.  
Primary Topic
Digital Accessibility  
Secondary Topics
  • Development
  • Evaluation & Remediation
  • Web
 
Session Type
General Track  

Presenters

  • Birkir Gunnarsson
    Fidelity Investments
  • Mark Steadman
    Fidelity Investments

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