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aria-label attribute (aria)

Screen reader support level: partial (18/20)

Voice Control support level: supported

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

Expectations

What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
MUST contribute to the accessible namesupportedpartial (1/2)supportedpartial (1/2)supportedsupportedsupported

Voice Control support by expectation

ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access (Android)Voice Control (iOS)Voice Control (MacOS)Windows Speech Recognition
MUST contribute to the accessible namesupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported

Expectation: contribute to the accessible name

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: MUST
Screen Reader support for 'MUST contribute to the accessible name'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
HTML section element with an accessible name (aria-label)supportedsupportedsupportedpartial (1/2)supportedsupportedpartial (1/2)supportedsupportedsupported
aria-label testsupportedsupportedsupportedpartial (1/2)supportedsupportedpartial (1/2)supportedsupportedsupported
Voice Control support for 'MUST contribute to the accessible name'
TestDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access (Android)Voice Control (iOS)Voice Control (MacOS)Windows Speech Recognition
ChromeChromeSafariSafariChrome
HTML section element with an accessible name (aria-label)supportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported
aria-label testsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported