3. Basic WAI-ARIA

Objectives and Activities


By the end of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Identify WAI-ARIA landmarks
  • Describe common static roles
  • Create accessible alerts and feedback
  • Use WAI-ARIA to add keyboard access
  • Identify when and where to use WAI-ARIA application and presentation roles
  • Use live regions for live updating information


  • Update the landmarks activity file with appropriate landmarks
  • Provide live alerts for screen readers when feedback or error messages are presented


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