display: none vs [hidden]
HTML5 adds the
hidden attribute which has the same affect as the CSS
display: none declaration. An element will not be displayed if the
hidden attribute is used regardless of its value:
<!-- This will disappear from the screen -->
Both hides the content from the screen reader as well.
display: nonedeclaration and
hiddenattribute work in the same way. But the
hiddenattribute provides better semantic.
display: noneworks in the old browsers, but
hiddenisn't supported natively in IE 10 and below.
To get around the problem, we can simply set
It's included in modern CSS normalizing libraries such as Normalize.css.
Changing the value of
display property to something else (such as
display: flex) will override the behavior of the
Popular libraries prevent it from being overridden by using
display: none !important;
The implementation can be found in Bootstrap 4's Reboot, PureCSS.