Deprecated ARIA roles must not be used
How to Fix the Problem
Ensure all values assigned to
role="" correspond to WAI-ARIA
roles that are not deprecated, or abstract. The following list indicates for
each deprecated role a potential alternative that is better supported by
directory: Consider using
treeinstead. Which is most appropriate depends on how
Why it Matters
Using deprecated WAI-ARIA roles is bad for accessibility. They will not be recognized or correctly processed by screen readers and other assistive technologies. Using these means not everyone will be able to access essential information.
Values assigned to ARIA role values must not be deprecated.
The Algorithm (in simple terms)
Check all elements containing WAI-ARIA role attribute to ensure that the role is not deprecated in the latest version of the WAI-ARIA specification.