role=row must contain role=cell or columnheader or gridcell or rowheader Web Standard


Elements with role=row must contain or own an element with role=cell or role=columnheader or role=gridcell or role=rowheader and must not contain elements with other roles.

Applicable standards

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

Change history

  • 6.47 Dec 2022 Now checks that only allowed child roles are present.
  • 5.37 May 2020 Added.

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

Rule ID: W3cHtml5AriaRequiredChildRole-row