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We don’t use tooltips

  <strong>We don't use tooltips.</strong>

Why don’t we use tooltips?

If there is important content that is required to understand the UI, the tooltip is a sub optimal approach to helping the user.

Tooltip acceptance criteria are impossible to define

The specific WAI-ARIA guidance isn’t clear and screen reader implementation will vary, so it’s impossible to create uniform success criteria.

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