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Element “div” is missing one or more of the following attributes: “role”.

A <div> element is using ARIA attributes, but its role has not been defined. ARIA defines semantics that can be applied to elements, with these divided into roles (defining a type of user interface element) and states and properties that are supported by a role. Authors must assign an ARIA role and the appropriate states and properties to an element during its life-cycle, unless the element already has appropriate ARIA semantics (via use of an appropriate HTML element). Examples:

<!-- This div uses ARIA but its role is not clear, so it's invalid. -->
<div aria-expanded="true">...</div>

<!-- This div defines clearly its role, so it's valid. -->
<div role="navigation" aria-expanded="true">...</div>

<!-- Nav elements have an implicit navigation role so we don't need the role attribute. -->
<nav aria-expanded="true">...</nav>

Read about Using ARIA: Roles, states and properties.