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Please review the June 28 working draft of ARIA Authoring Practices 1.1

From: Matt King <a11ythinker@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2017 15:44:20 -0700
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ARIA Authoring Practices 1.1 is a planned W3C Note for explaining how to use
ARIA to create common UI components and structures. The ARIA working group
plans to release the first version of this note when ARIA 1.1 becomes a


Once released, the aim is for ARIA Authoring Practices 1.1 to provide an
authoritative guide to appropriate use of ARIA. In addition to guidance, it
will include functional reference implementations of all widget roles and
their related states and properties.


It's essential the Authoring Practices guide is practical, accurate, and can
be readily understood by a wide audience. Thus, community input is important
to the success of the project.


The June 28, 2017 working draft is published at:



Many of the changes in this draft are based on community feedback. They

.       Eight new or completely reworked design patterns and examples, e.g.,
modal dialog, disclosure and feed.

.       Fixes and enhancements that incorporate feedback for 17 patterns and
examples, e.g., accordion, grid, menubar, menu button, and tree.

.       Plus many other improvements.


The complete history of changes made since the December 14, 2016 draft is



Please provide feedback via GitHub issues. Draft sections and example pages
have a link to a feedback issue. You can also raise a new issue at:



The task force milestone plan is at:


The scope of work is at:


And, all open issues can be viewed at:



If you are interested in contributing, please comment in the appropriate
issue or send a note to Mat King at a11yThinker@gmail.com.


Matt King

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