aria-hidden-body

aria-hidden="true" must not be present on the document <body>

Who might be affected
SR
VC

Description

The aria-hidden attribute removes elements from the accessibility tree. Setting it to the <body> element will make the entire interface unavailable to screen readers and other assistive technologies that rely on the accessibility tree.

Quick Fixes

Remove the "aria-hidden" attribute with the <body> element.
1<body aria-hidden="true">
2 <!-- Page content -->
3 </body>
4
5<body>
6 <!-- Page content -->
7 </body>

How Users Are Affected

Users of assistive technologies, which rely on the accessibility tree, will not be able to get to the page content or use it properly.

WCAG Success criteria

This issue might cause elements to fail one or more of the following Success criteria:
4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (A)

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