Posts Tagged: wai-aria

Drag and Drop – ARIA and the keyboard

Quick link for your delectation on adding ARIA events to the native drag and drop in HTML5. Not very interesting in itself but the keyboard bit was a bit better. The recommendation in the HTML5 spec is the keyboard drag and drop works as copy and paste. Tab to the element, copy it, tabbing then… Read more »


WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative – Accessible Rich Internet Applications) allows web pages (or portions of pages) to declare themselves as applications rather than as static documents, by adding role, property, and state information to dynamic web applications. ARIA is intended for use by developers of web applications, web browsers, assistive technologies, and accessibility evaluation tools… Read more »