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WAI-ARIA Widgets

This page offers a few articles/references for each of several common ARIA Widgets. It will be most helpful if they are considered in the context of other ARIA-related pages on the SOAP site. Note that some of the selections focus on usability, but they have been included because accessibility and usability go hand-in-hand.

Widgets are listed in alphabetical order, and this is, by no means, an exhaustive list of those that may need ARIA roles, states, and properties added to them. Please remember to attend to focus-management and keyboard interactivity.



Date Pickers

Live Regions

Modal Windows


The Paciello Group offers a three-part series on making different kinds of sliders (for selecting ranges) using ARIA. These areticles link to code examples:


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Last modified: 
June 27, 2015