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Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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ARIA Landmark

Use ARIA role attributes on tags to help the 285 million blind and visually impaired people in the world that could be a potential user.

To put that in perspective, the population of the United States is estimated at around 315 million people.

<header role="banner">
  • application - region declared as a web application
  • banner – region that contains mostly site-oriented content, rather than
  • complementary - supporting section of the document, designed to be complementary to the main content at a similar level in the DOM hierarchy, but remains meaningful when separated from the main content
  • contentinfo – contains information about the parent document such as copyrights and links to privacy statements
  • form - region that contains a collection of items and objects that, as a whole, combine to create a form
  • main –main content of a document
  • navigation – collection of navigational elements (usually links) for navigating the document or related documents
  • search – region that contains a collection of items and objects that, as a whole, combine to create a search facility