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4.1.3 Status Messages – Level AA

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.

 Understanding Success Criterion 4.1.3: Status Messages

Checklist – Components

Alerts and Messaging

TestPriorityAutomated test?
Do status messages representing sequential messages have the aria role=”log” attributeHighNone
Do status messages (other than errors) have the role of status?HighNone


TestPriorityAutomated test?
Is the (wizard) back button present and working?HighNone

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