ACTION-1078: Update Best Practices to further clarify the use of aria-hidden and the interaction with CSS

Update Best Practices to further clarify the use of aria-hidden and the interaction with CSS

State:
closed
Person:
Joseph Scheuhammer
Due on:
June 25, 2012
Created on:
June 11, 2012
Associated Product:
ARIA 1.0 Authoring Practices
Related emails:
  1. minutes: June 11, 2012 WAI PF ARIA Caucus (from mattking@us.ibm.com on 2012-06-11)

Related notes:

Relevant section: Section 2/subsection 8. The section title is "General Steps for Building an Accessible Widget with WAI-ARIA", and the subsection is "Showing and Hiding Sections in a Widget".

http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/aria-practices/Overview.html#accessiblewidget

- pretty good, but could probably be modified to make the implications more explicit.
- possible issue: we now tend to say that aria-hidden is equivalent to display:none, but in the past have said that aria-hidden is also equivalent to visibility:hidden. But display:none and visibility:hidden are not themselves equivalent.
- tangent: the subsections of section 2 should all appear in the TOC.

Joseph Scheuhammer, 14 Jun 2012, 18:33:39

Section rewritten

James Nurthen, 10 Apr 2018, 22:19:17

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