Clickable control with no role Accessibility Checkpoint


Clickable controls should have an ARIA role.


Controls that respond to clicks should be given an ARIA role such as role=button or role=link. div span and a elements without an href attribute have no semantic role.

Applicable standards

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

Change history

  • 5.37 May 2020 Added.

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

Rule ID: AccHtmlClickableNoRole