Broken aria-describedby ID reference Web Standard


The aria-describedby attribute must point to IDs of elements in the same document.

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 Aligned with ACT Rules.
  • 5.8 Mar 2015 Added - replaced an existing rule.

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

Rule ID: W3cHtml5AriaDescribedBy