This article is intended to help you understand WAI-ARIA.
What is WAI-ARIA?
WAI-ARIA, often referred as ARIA, is an abbreviation for Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite. In early 2014, WAI-ARIA became a completed World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recommendation. WAI-ARIA is a technical specification that specifies a way of making websites more accessible to people with disabilities.
Does the Siteimprove's Accessibility module include WAI-ARIA checks?
Siteimprove checks for WAI-ARIA within the Accessibility module. The WAI-ARIA technical specification is a way to live up to WCAG 2.0 conformance levels to make a website accessible to people with disabilities.
NOTE: WAI-ARIA is not a self-contained technology, but is to be used to enhance other technologies.
- Should I be Using WAI-ARIA?
- How do I know if my website is using WAI-ARIA and what does it check for?