W3C

First Public Working Draft: WAI-ARIA 1.1

The Protocols and Formats Working Group today published a First Public Working Draft of Accessible Rich Internet Applications WAI-ARIA 1.1. WAI-ARIA provides an ontology of roles, states, and properties that define accessible user interface elements and it can be used to improve the accessibility and interoperability of web content, particularly web applications. It is introduced in the WAI-ARIA Overview. WAI-ARIA 1.1 is expected to include only a few changes from 1.0. The primary change in this Draft is the addition of aria-describedat. Learn about the current status of WAI-ARIA 1.0 and 1.1, and the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).