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Extending HTML5 Semantics and Accessibility with WAI-ARIA and Microdata  (EWHT202)

If you are a web designer/developer working in or for the Federal Government, the required course is WET: Implementing the Standard on Web Interoperability.

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 1 Day


In this course you will learn how to: Describe Web content for people with disabilities using WAI-ARIA; Enhance search engine optimization and provide a richer browsing experience with HTML5 Microdata.


EWAW101—WCAG 2.1: Understanding the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and EWHT101—Introduction to HTML or equivalents are mandatory.

Public Class Schedule

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Web-based(Opens in new window) English December 10 $435.00

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Course Outline

    • What is ARIA and how is it used?
    • How is ARIA accomplished?
    • Accessibility problems with scripting
    • When can ARIA be used?
  • The ARIA Roles Model
    • Understanding landmark roles
    • Understanding document structure roles
    • Understanding widget roles
  • ARIA States and Properties
    • Defining states and properties with widget attributes
    • Defining content changes with live region attributes
    • Defining drag and drop interface elements
    • Defining information relationships
  • HTML Microdata
    • What is microdata and how is it used?
    • Why should we add microdata?
    • When should we add microdata?
  • Basic Microdata Syntax
    • The itemscope, itemprop and itemtype attributes
    • Applying multiple properties
  • Understanding the Schema or Vocabulary
    • Describe an organization or business
    • Describe a person or contact
    • Describe event details
    • Describe product information
  • Microdata Tools
    • Schema Creator
    • The microDATAgenerator
    • Google's Rich Snippet Tester

Private training is available for this course.

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