Quick tip: ARIA Landmark roles and HTML5 implicit mapping – The A11Y Project

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ARIA Landmark roles and HTML5 implicit mapping

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ARIA Landmark Roles can be helpful to assistive device users, as they can be used to orient a user to, and easily navigate, your website or application. For a quick video demonstration, check out "How ARIA landmark roles help screen reader users", by Léonie Watson.

Landmark quick reference

The following are common landmark roles that tend to be useful on many pages:


Typically the primary “header” of your page, containing the name of the site/application along with other globally available content. It MUST [...]


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