Grid Accessibility

The Grid is accessible by screen readers and provides WAI-ARIA, Section 508, WCAG 2.1, and keyboard support.

For more information, refer to:

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WAI-ARIA

The component follows the WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices for implementing the keyboard navigation for its component role and is tested against the popular screen readers. For more information, refer to the article on WAI-ARIA support in Kendo UI for jQuery.

Section 508

The Grid is compliant with the Section 508 requirements. For more information, refer to the article on Section 508 support in Kendo UI for jQuery.

WCAG 2.1

The Grid supports the standards for providing accessible web content which are set by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1.

For more information, refer to:

Hierarchical Grid

Customization of the text in the column header for the expand or collapse columns in Hierarchical Grids can be made via the messages.expandCollapseColumnHeader property. This sets the value to make the widget compliant with the web accessibility standards.

Scrollable Grid

To achieve a better level of accessibility, disable the Grid's scrollable configuration.

    $("#grid").kendoGrid({
        scrollable: false,
        // other configurations
    });

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