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Re: Where does it say to use native HTML features rather than re-create them in ARIA and JS?

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From: Beranek, Nicholas
Date: Dec 22, 2016 10:46AM


Hey Cliff,

SC 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value calls out a few sufficient techniques to solve for it:

G10 relates to custom components:
https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20161007/G10

G108 calls out standard form controls as “documented and supported features”:
https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20161007/G108

There are other sufficient techniques dependent upon your situation. I suggest you check them out!

https://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/ensure-compat-rsv.html

Nick

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Nick Beranek
Digital Accessibility Team

On 12/22/16, 12:40 PM, "WebAIM-Forum on behalf of Tyllick,Cliff S (HHSC/DADS)" < <EMAIL REMOVED> on behalf of <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

Where in the WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices does it specify that WAI-ARIA is to be used only when native HTML won't suffice?

Or even that it's best practice?

I know it's there, but it just isn't immediately jumping out to me.

At least I think it's there. If not there, where is it?

Cliff

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