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1.3.6 Identify Purpose – Level AAA

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In content implemented using markup languages, the purpose of User Interface Components, icons, and regions can be programmatically determined.

Understanding Success Criterion 1.3.6: Identify Purpose


I haven’t written criteria for this guideline because the industry hasn’t matured to the point that most of the sufficient techniques are available. Note that 1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence – Level A does provide testing for ARIA landmarks, the only sufficient technique that WCAG fully describes.