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Re: Issue with aria-hidden=true


From: Jared Smith
Date: Jul 20, 2020 3:12PM

> I am using
> the WAVE Accessibility Extension for Firefox and one of the issue I am
> having is the aria-hidden=true that was flagged 7 times. It seems some of
> the have to do with fonts from Font Awesome and I don't know how to fix
> them.

The intent is not to (necessarily) get rid of items in WAVE that are
not errors. In this case WAVE is simply alerting you to the presence
of the ARIA attributes so you can verify that they have been
implemented correctly.