Firefox 63 will cut subtrees marked with aria-hidden

Starting in Firefox 63, sections of a web document marked with aria-hidden="true" will have their sub trees completely removed from the accessibility tree. Background The aria-hidden attribute can be set on an element to mark it and all of its descendants as hidden from accessibility, and therefore any assistive…

How I came to grudgingly accept aria-hidden

Yes, that’s right, I grudgingly accept the fact that aria-hidden is here, and most probably here to stay. Those of you who know me and have been involved in discussions with me, like poor Victor Tsaran, whom I pestered more than once to give me tangible evidence that…