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aria-disabled attribute (aria)

Screen reader support level: supported

Voice Control support level: not applicable

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About this feature

Indicates that the element is perceivable but disabled, so it is not editable or otherwise operable. See related aria-hidden and aria-readonly.

Age of results

Results across all tests for this feature range from 13 days ago to 2 years ago. Detailed dates and version information can be found in associated tests.

Expectations

What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
MUST convey the "true" valuesupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported

Voice Control support by expectation

ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access (Android)Voice Control (iOS)Voice Control (MacOS)Windows Speech Recognition
ChromeChromeSafariSafariChrome
MAY convey the "true" valueunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown

Expectation: convey the "false" value

Strength of this expectation for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: MAY

No tests reference this expectation yet.

Expectation: convey the "true" value

Strength of this expectation for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: MAY

Examples:

  • Screen readers might convey the disabled state by announcing "disabled", "unavailable", or "dimmed"
  • Screen readers might convey the disabled state of certain embedded controls, such as the option element, by skipping it when navigating embedded controls
  • Voice control software might not include the element in operations, for example it might not flag the element with a number or respond to name commands
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the "true" value'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
HTML button[type="button" aria-disabled="true"] applied to: button elementsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported
Voice Control support for 'MAY convey the "true" value'
TestDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access (Android)Voice Control (iOS)Voice Control (MacOS)Windows Speech Recognition
ChromeChromeSafariSafariChrome
HTML button[type="button" aria-disabled="true"] applied to: button elementunknownunknownunknownunknownunknown