Using the W3C ARIA Authoring Practices Guide 1.1 to Build Accessible Web Resources

Jon Gunderson and Nicholas Hoyt

Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services


February 15, 2017

2017 IAAP Webinar Series


  1. Overview
  2. Brief History of ARIA: Problem
  3. Brief History of ARIA: Purpose
  4. Brief History of ARIA: Contracts with browsers and assistive technologies
  5. Brief History of ARIA: Authoring Practices
  6. Section 3: Landmark Regions
  7. Landmarks Example
  8. Section 2: Design Patterns and Widgets
  9. Section 2.15: Menu Button
  10. Menu Button Example
  11. Section 4: Developing a Keyboard Inteface
  12. Section 4.1: Fundamental Keyboard Navigation Conventions
  13. Section 4.2: Discernable and Predictable Keyboard Focus
  14. Section 4.3: Focus vs. Selection and the Perception of Dual Focus
  15. Section 4.4: Deciding When to Make Selection Automatically Follow Focus
  16. Section 4.5: Keyboard Navigation Between Components (The Tab Sequence)
  17. Section 4.6: Keyboard Navigation Inside Components
  18. Section 4.7: Focusability of disabled controls
  19. Section 4.8: Keyboard Shortcuts
  20. Section 6: Intentionally Hiding Semantics with the presentation Role
  21. Section 7. Roles That Automatically Hide Semantics by Making Their Descendants Presentational
  22. Accessible Name and Description: Computation and API Mappings 1.1
  23. Next Steps for ARIA Authoring Practices Guide
  24. Open Source Tools Supporting the Requirements of the ARIA Authoring Practices
  25. Questions and Discussion