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aria-label attribute (aria)

Screen reader support level: supported

Voice Control support level: supported

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Defines a string value that labels the current element. See related aria-labelledby.


What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver for iOSVoiceOver for macOS
MUST contribute to the accessible namesupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported

Voice Control support by expectation

ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access for AndroidVoice Control for iOSVoice Control for MacOS
MUST contribute to the accessible namesupportedsupportedsupportedsupported

Expectation: contribute to the accessible name

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: MUST
ATBrowserHas Support
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromesupported
JAWSGoogle Chromesupported
JAWSInternet Explorersupported
JAWSFirefox (desktop)supported
NarratorMicrosoft Edgesupported
NVDAGoogle Chromesupported
NVDAFirefox (desktop)supported
OrcaFirefox (desktop)supported
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)supported
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)supported
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)supported
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)supported
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)supported
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)supported

This expectation is referenced by 2 tests.

Tests that reference this expectation
Test nameScreen Reader supportVoice Control support
HTML section element with an accessible name (aria-label)partial (22/30)not applicable
aria-label testsupportedsupported