alert role (aria)
Screen reader support level: unknown
Voice Control support level: unknown
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A type of live region with important, and usually time-sensitive, information. See related alertdialog and status.
Screen Reader support by expectation
|Expectation||JAWS||Narrator||NVDA||Orca||TalkBack||VoiceOver (iOS)||VoiceOver (macOS)|
Voice Control support by expectation
|Expectation||Dragon Naturally Speaking||Voice Access (Android)||Voice Control (iOS)||Voice Control (MacOS)||Windows Speech Recognition|
Expectation: convey the alert role
Rationale: A screen reader user needs to know how they can interact with the element. Voice control software might use the role to help users activate controls that do not have a visible name.
Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:
- Screen Readers: MUST
- Voice Control: NA
No tests reference this expectation yet.