ARIA: widget role
widget role, an abstract role, is an interactive component of a graphical user interface (GUI).
widget 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.
widget role is a superclass role for some interactive GUI elements and grouping roles.
role="widget" should not be confused with widgets roles, such as
widget role is a superclass role several abstract interactive GUI roles, including
separator (if focusable), which should not be used by web authors.
widget role is also a superclass role for some grouping roles which can be used by web authors, including
separator (when not focusable), and
tab, which can and should be used when appropriate. When the user navigates to one of these non-abstract roles of widget, keyboard events can switch to an application browsing mode, and pass keyboard events through to the browser.
Do not use.
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