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Blazor PDFViewer Accessibility

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

The PDFViewer is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards 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.


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

The PDFViewer component contains two inner elements - a toolbar and a page container.

ToolBar accessibility specification

Selector Attribute Usage
.k-pdfviewer .k-canvas tabindex=0 Defines the focusable page container element.
aria-label Describes the purpose of the focusable container. Translatable message.
role=document Defines that content should be evaluated in reader mode by assistive technologies.
.k-pdfviewer .k-toolbar .k-button:has(.k-svg-i-search, .k-i-search) aria-haspopup=dialog Describes that the Search tool button opens a dialog element.
.k-pdfviewer .k-canvas .k-search-panel role=dialog Describes the role of the Search panel.
aria-label Translatable message, same label as the one, used to describe the Toolbar Search tool.

Section 508

The PDFViewer is fully compliant with the Section 508 requirements.


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

Environment Tool
Firefox NVDA
Chrome JAWS
Microsoft Edge JAWS

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