ButtonGroup Accessibility

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

For more information, refer to:

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:

  • The ButtonGroup container has a role=group attribute that semantically defines the group of the buttons.
  • The togglable buttons use the aria-pressed attribute and adopt the role="button" role.
  • Initializing a ButtonGroup from a ul element requires you to set a corresponding tab index to the child li elements.

For more information, refer to the article on WAI-ARIA support in Kendo UI for jQuery.

Section 508

The ButtonGroup 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 ButtonGroup supports the standards for providing accessible web content which are set by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. For more information, refer to the article on WCAG 2.1 compliance in Kendo UI for jQuery

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