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Accessibility Checkpoint Hidden element is focusable


An element with aria-hidden=true contains focusable content.


The hidden element and its contents are not voiced by a screen reader, but the contents contain an element with tabindex set or active a, button, input, select and textarea controls. The user can tab to these and hears only silence.

Applicable standards

Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level AA checkpoints.

Change history

This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: AccAriaHiddenFocusableContent