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Re: Landmarks


From: glen walker
Date: Jan 14, 2020 3:34PM

I've never heard a landmark read twice just because you have a redundant
role on the html element. Note that the official HTML specs say to *not*
set the role if you want the default. For example,

"Allowed ARIA role attribute values: main role (default - do not set). "

As far as landmarks not showing up in NVDA's landmarks dialog, that can
happen for region landmarks if the landmark does not have an aria-label.

Side note on aria-label support,
https://www.w3.org/TR/using-aria/#label-support. The second bullet point
says that aria-label isn't well supported on region landmarks (<section>
elements) but I haven't experienced that.