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role="presentation" vs aria-hidden

hellonehha profile image Neha Sharma ・1 min read

If you are accessibility enthusiastic then you must be aware of the role = presentation and aria-hidden. There is always confusion that what is the difference between them? As at the high level, both are used to hide the content from the assistive technologies. Then why we need both?

For this blog, we need a voice over. I am using Mac OS, Safari browser, and default Mac voice over. And accessibility DOM, I am using Mozilla, and Chrome browser on Mac OS.

PS: If you are using the Mac system please prefer to use the safari browser over chrome or Firefox for Voice Over (screenreaders).

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Thank you. I ll edit the post πŸ™