ARIA: composite role

The composite abstract role indicates a widget that may contain navigable descendants or owned children.

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


Composite is an abstract role used for the ontology. Don't use this role in content. Instead, use the composite subclasses of grid, select, spinbutton, and tablist

Best Practices

Do not use.


Specification Status
Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.1
The definition of 'ARIA: composite role' in that specification.

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