AInspector WCAG and Functional Accessibility Evaluator (FAE) updates to support ARIA 1.2
November 4, 2021 –
This session will highlight the changes in the OpenAjax evaluation library used in the Functional Accessibility Evaluator (FAE) and AInspector WCAG Firefox extension to implement the new features of the W3C Accessible Rich Internet Application (ARIA) 1.2 and the W3C ARIA in HTML specifications for evaluating web accessibility. Major changes include new rules for identifying elements using an unsupported of states and properties, restrictions on roles that can have an accessible name and restrictions on roles used on some HTML elements. Other changes include updating several existing rules and references to support materials.
• Understanding the new requirements of the W3C ARIA 1.2 specification.
• Understanding the requirements of the W3C ARIA in HTML specification.
• New rules in FAE 2.2 and AInspector WCAG 1.1.
• Updated rules used in FAE 2.2 and AInspector WCAG 1.1.
Experience Level: Intermediate