ARIA: status role
status is a type of live region providing advisory information that is not important enough to justify an alert. It is often, but not necessarily, presented as a status bar.
As the content is not vital, do not give focus to the status when its content updates.
If another part of the page controls what appears in the status, make the relationship explicit with the
aria-controls attribute on the controlling element (not on the status).
Defines whether assistive technologies should present all, or only parts of, the changed region. Elements with the role
statushave an implicit aria-atomic value of
Defines when assistive technology should inform the user of updates to content. Elements with the role
statushave an implicit aria-live value of
polite, meaning screen readers will announce changes inside the log when the user is idle.
Some screen readers announce the name of a status element before announcing the content of the status element. Including an
aria-labelprovides a method for prefacing the visible content of a status element with text that is not displayed when a screen reader reads the content.
|Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.1
The definition of 'ARIA: status role' in that specification.