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Frames & iFrames – Section 508 Accessibility Guidelines

Accessibility GSA Section 508
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Name, Role, Value>

Name, Role, Value #

For all user interface components (including but not limited to: form elements, links and components generated by scripts), the name and role can be programmatically determined; states, properties, and values that can be set by the user can be programmatically set; and notification of changes to these items is available to user agents, including assistive technologies. (Level A)

Frames that contain repetitive content can be used to meet 2.4.1, however, frames are obsolete in HTML5.

Bypass Blocks>

Bypass Blocks #

A mechanism is available to bypass blocks of content that are repeated on multiple web pages. (Level A)

Development Considerations