As we saw in Accessible Tabs Part 1 - The Problem, there are several accessibility issues with tabs created for the web compared to those created for use in software applications. Tabs on the web should ideally replicate the functionality used in applications, so they are more intuitive for everyone. In this article we will look at three existing scripts for creating accessible tabs.
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Screen Readers And WAI-ARIA Landmark Roles
WAI-ARIA Document Landmark Roles
The Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) specification defines a set of roles known as document landmarks. They can be used to programmatically identify key areas of content on a page, which means they can be interpreted by access technologies such as screen readers.