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The first rule of ARIA suggests it is better avoided if there is an HTML equivalent. Yet sometimes, the right use of ARIA can improve your UI better for end users. In this talk, we’ll look at practical examples of effective ARIA usage and how they work in assistive technologies. Find out more about the patterns that have broad support and which ones to avoid. Let’s look at ARIA, the good parts!
The WAI-ARIA standard
Eric Eggert asked: “Is there a good overview on the ARIA roles that overwrite their contents when aria-label is used (button, a,…) and those who do not (nav, region,…)? I looked into the ARIA standard, but didn’t find it.”