What is ARIA even for? (video, ~8 mins)
- A quirky, almost NSFW video by Heydon Pickering, explaining when and why to add ARIA roles and attributes to your HTML. It is best used when there is no good native HTML solution to your problem. For example, a ‘toggle button’ could be achieved with checkboxes, but is difficult to style and would be announced as
inputto the screen reader: better to use
<button>already has an implicit
role="button", so there is no need to add it here.
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