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Axe Core 4.6

Ensure elements marked as presentational are consistently ignored

Checks to make sure elements selected for removal from the accessibility tree are really deleted.

In some circumstances, an element having a semantic role of none or presentation does not resolve to none or presentation (respectively).

This prevents the element from being eliminated from the accessibility tree, as would be expected, and allows screen readers to interact with it.

You shouldn’t focus the element or give it any global ARIA attributes in order to keep the element out of the accessibility tree.

What this Accessibility Rule Checks

Checks every element with role=“none” or role=“presentation” to ensure they do not have a global ARIA attribute and are not focusable.

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