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Superclass Role:

  • region

Subclass Roles:

  • timer

See Related:

Inherited States and Properties:

  • aria-atomic
  • aria-busy (state)
  • aria-controls
  • aria-describedby
  • aria-disabled (state)
  • aria-dropeffect
  • aria-expanded (state)
  • aria-flowto
  • aria-grabbed (state)
  • aria-haspopup
  • aria-hidden (state)
  • aria-invalid (state)
  • aria-label
  • aria-labelledby
  • aria-live
  • aria-owns
  • aria-relevant

Name From:

  • author

Implicit Value for Role:

  • Default for aria-live is polite.
  • Default for aria-atomic is true.

A container whose content is advisory information for the user but is not important enough to justify an alert, often but not necessarily presented as a status bar.

The status role is marked for the container that provides an information to the user as an alert. The status role is similar to an alert role. The difference is, a status role is marked to the container whose content is useful for the user but not important to inform immediately, whereas the alert role is marked for the content that needs immediate attention.

Authors must provide status information content within an element with role status. Authors should ensure this object does not receive focus.

Status role is usually used for a live region. If another part of the page controls what appears in the status, authors should make the relationship explicit with the aria-controls attribute.

Assistive technologies may reserve some cells of a Braille display to render the status.

Microsoft Active Accessibility accRole Property: 


UI Automation ControlType Property: 

  • StatusBar

UI Automation AriaRole Property: 

  • status
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