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Aria role for "fill in the blank" content


From: Liz Thomas
Date: Oct 6, 2021 10:03PM

Hi all,

Looking for some advise on how best to approach "fill-in-the-blank" content, for example:

The wild things gnashed their terrible______

I've used a workaround of role="math" (understanding that this is not the correct use of the role. Also to note, this is a visual representation of a blank space and not an input field)

<p>The wild things gnashed their terrible<span role="math" aria-label="insert noun/verb here">___</span></p>

Is there an appropriate role for this instance? Or a much better way of approaching it?

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