ARIA 1.1 Landmarks

ARIA 1.1 Landmark Role Specification

Landmark Frequency of Usage Description
banner None or one The common content typically found at the top of each page in a website.
complementary As many as needed, often none. Identifies unique page content not part of the main landmark.
contentinfo None or one The common content typically found at the bottom of each page in a website.
form As many as needed, rarely used in practice. Forms within an another landmark.
main Typically one, but in mashups every app may be identified with a main landmark. Identify the main content area or areas of a web page or application
navigation As many as needed. Identify website navigational links
region
(conditional)
As many as needed.
  • region role is only considered a landmark when it has an accessible name.
  • Used to identify sub-sections of other landmarks
search Typically one if there is a site search feature. Identify website search features