Non-form HTML elements with event handlers require a role

Rule ID: no-static-element-interactions
Ruleset: axe-linter 1.0
User Impact: Serious
WCAG: 1.3.1, 2.4.6, 3.3.2, 4.1.2

Compliance Data & Impact

User Impact


Disabilities Affected

  • Blind
  • Low Vision
  • Deafblind
  • Mobility
  • Cognitive


  • Not specified, or not applicable

WCAG Success Criteria

  • 1.3.1 Info and Relationships
  • 2.4.6 Headings and Labels
  • 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions
  • 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value

Section 508 Guidelines

  • Not specified, or not applicable

How to Fix the Problem

Why it Matters

Rule Description

The Algorithm (in simple terms)


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