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Developing with ARIA to help make your web application accessible

Accessible Rich Internet Applications or ARIA, is a specification created to make interactive content accessible. Why do we need ARIA? Websites are becoming more like desktop applications. Unique functionality is being made possible by new technologies, techniques, and devices. Unfortunately, with the rapid pace of change on the web, visitors who can’t perform all the expected actions on a website – such as using a mouse – are being left behind. This is why the ARIA specification was drafted – so that creators can continue to...