The 1st Rule of ARIA: A11y Without Doing A11y

The 1st Rule of ARIA: A11y Without Doing A11y


Paul Duncan


Universal access is something any master craftsman aims to achieve. Web developer's have standards such as ARIA. But the first rule of ARIA is don't use ARIA, use semantic markup instead. That's fine for headings, but surely interactive design patterns such as hamburger menus, accordions and hovers need extra work to make them accessible?.... Or do they?
Come along and explore alternative ways of looking at common patterns and learn how to "do accessibility without doing accessibility".

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Solo
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate