The ARIA Roles Model Part 2

There are a lot ARIA roles, states, and properties to remember. Add in all the details of each and it’s unlikely you’re going to memorize all of ARIA. I suspect most of us will need to look things up more often than not. Fortunately the roles model can help us do just that.

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Web Design Has As Much Soul Now As It Did Before

Have you been following all the talk about the lack of creativity and the lack interesting aesthetics that the web design and development industry has producing the last few years?

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The ARIA Roles Model Part 1

What can you do when the native semantics of the HTML you use don’t communicate enough information or they don’t communicate appropriate information to assistive devices? You use ARIA roles, states, and properties to communicate the semantics instead.

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How To Make Creativity and Productivity Play Well Together

Creativity and productivity seem at odds and at a fundamental level they are. Each has its own goal. Productivity is interested with the most quantity in the least amount of time and creativity is interested in the quality of the work above all else with little thought to time.

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An Introduction To WAI-ARIA’s Roles, States, And Properties

Assistive devices, like screen readers, need to understand web content and applications before they can communicate the information to persons with disabilities. Much of the time the HTML we write provides those semantics. Sometimes it doesn’t, and that’s where WAI-ARIA comes in.

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