ARIA: roletype role

The roletype role, an abstract role, is the base role from which all other ARIA roles inherit.

Note: The roletype role is an abstract role used for the ontology. It is included here for completeness of documentation. It should not be used by web authors.


The roletype role's properties describe the structural and functional purpose of objects that are assigned this role, or "instances". A role is a concept that can be used to understand and operate instances. Note

Best Practices

Do not use.


Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA)
# roletype

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