aria-live attribute | ariaLive property
Sets or retrieves how assistive technology should announce updates to live regions.
<element aria-live="p" ... >
object.setAttribute("aria-live",value);var value = object.getAttribute("aria-live");
Default. Updates should not be announced.
Updates should only be announced if the user is idle.
Updates should be announced to the user as soon as possible.
Updates should be announced immediately, interrupting the user if necessary.
- Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.0, Section 6.6
|Used in Roles||
The ariaLive attribute indicates the priority of updates to a live region. Announcing changes immediately can be disorienting for users. Most updates should be announced only when the user is idle.
To supress notifications until after a region has finished updating, set ariaBusy.
Note For cross-browser compatibility, always use the WAI-ARIA attribute syntax to access and modify ARIA properties; for example,