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Blazor Carousel Accessibility

Out of the box, the Telerik UI for Blazor Carousel provides extensive accessibility support and enables users with disabilities to acquire complete control over its features.

The Carousel is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards](https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG22/) and Section 508 requirements, follows the Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) best practices for implementing the keyboard navigation for its component role, provides options for managing its focus and is tested against the most popular screen readers.

WAI-ARIA

This section lists the selectors, attributes, and behavior patterns supported by the component and its composite elements, if any.

Selector Attribute Usage
.k-scrollview role=application Specifies the role of the Carousel element.
aria-roledescription=carousel Clarifies the role of the Carousel element.
tabindex=0 Carousel element must be focusable.
.k-scrollview-wrap role=list Clarifies the scrollview wrap as a list of items (images).
.k-scrollview-nav-wrap>.k-scrollview-nav .k-button aria-label The buttons need an accessible name
.k-scrollview>.k-sr-only aria-live=polite Identifies a hidden element as a live region in the polite state, meaning assistive technology users are informed about changes to the region at the next available opportunity.
aria-live=off Identifies a hidden element as a live region that is in the off state, meaning assistive technology users are not informed about changes to the region.
.k-scrollview-wrap>* role=listitem Specifies the role of each Carousel item.
aria-roledescription=slide Clarifies the role of the Carousel item.
.k-scrollview-prev,.k-scrollview-next role=button or nodeName=button Specifies the role of the element as a Button.
aria-label Specifies label for the Previous/Next button.
aria-controls=.k-scrollview-wrap id Points to the id of the items container element.

Resources

ARIA Practices: Carousel

ARIA Practices: Carousel Example with Buttons

Section 508

The Carousel is fully compliant with the Section 508 requirements.

Testing

The Carousel has been extensively tested automatically with axe-core and manually with the most popular screen readers.

To report any accessibility issues, contact the team through the Telerik Support System.

Screen Readers

The Carousel has been tested with the following screen readers and browsers combinations:

Environment Tool
Firefox NVDA
Chrome JAWS
Microsoft Edge JAWS

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