I think that it would be good to recommend that Glyphicons, the icon font, should use aria-hidden="true". Use of aria-hidden="true" would cause VoiceOver to announce "Favorites" instead, which I believe is more accurate for most cases. Oh and we do already have a boxout for.
ARIA means "Accessable Rich Internet Application". aria-hidden does not affect visibility in the browser like the CSS property display: none.
Add icons easily to a web page with Bootstrap glyphicons. glyphicon glyphicon-trash" aria-hidden="true">. Here's what that looks like.
The objective of this technique is to show how to make icon fonts that are pure decoration be ignored by assistive technology. Icon fonts are.
Includes over glyphs in font format from the Glyphicon Halflings set. Glyphicons .. glyphicon glyphicon-search" aria-hidden="true">.
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