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aria-describedby attribute (aria)

Screen reader support level: partial (16/21)

Voice Control support level: unknown

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About this feature

Identifies the element (or elements) that describes the object. See related aria-labelledby.

Age of results

Results across all tests for this feature range from 5 months ago to 2 years ago. Detailed dates and version information can be found in associated tests.

Failing and partial results are between 2 years ago and 2 years ago.


What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
MUST convey the value if validsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedpartialsupportedpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)

Voice Control support by expectation

ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access (Android)Voice Control (iOS)Voice Control (MacOS)Windows Speech Recognition
Not applicable

Expectation: convey the value if valid

Strength of this expectation for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA