role=radio cannot have ancestor with role=button Web Standard


An element with role=radio must not appear as a descendant of an element with role=button


An interactive control nested inside another interactive control is not voiced correctly by screen readers, and its name role and state is ignored.

Applicable standards

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

Change history

  • 6.50 Oct 2023 Mapping changed from WCAG 4.1.1 to 4.1.2.
  • 5.30 Jul 2018 Added.

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

Rule ID: W3cHtml5AssertNested-role-button-role-radio