ariaHidden property

Sets or retrieves the hidden state of this element.

Internet Explorer 8



object.setAttribute("ariaHidden",value);var value = object.getAttribute("ariaHidden");

Property values

Type: BSTR

The hidden state.


The element is hidden (not visible).


Default. The element is visible.

Standards information


Used in Roles
No role required.


This IHTMLElement5::ariaHidden state indicates whether an element is visible or hidden.

Note  For cross-browser compatibility, always use the WAI-ARIA attribute syntax to access and modify ARIA properties, for example object.setAttribute("aria-valuenow", newValue).

See also

Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA)
W3C ARIA-Hidden