In content implemented using markup languages, status messages can be programmatically determined through role or properties such that they can be presented to the user by assistive technologies without receiving focus.
Checklist – Components
Alerts and Messaging
|Do status messages representing sequential messages have the aria role=”log” attribute
|Do status messages (other than errors) have the role of status?
|Is the (wizard) back button present and working?
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