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aria-labelledby attribute (aria)

Screen reader support level: partial (26/30)

Voice Control support level: partial (8/10)

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Identifies the element (or elements) that labels the current element. See related aria-describedby.

Expectations

What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
MUST contribute to the accessible namesupportedpartial (1/3)supportedsupportedpartial (2/3)partial (2/3)supported

Voice Control support by expectation

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

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
APG 1.1 Checkbox Example (Two State)supportedsupportedsupportedpartial (1/3)supportedsupportedsupportedpartial (2/3)partial (2/3)supported
aria-labelledby with one reference testsupportedsupportedsupportedpartial (1/3)supportedsupportedsupportedpartial (2/3)partial (2/3)supported
aria-labellledby with two references testsupportedsupportedsupportedpartial (1/3)supportedsupportedsupportedpartial (2/3)partial (2/3)supported
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
APG 1.1 Checkbox Example (Two State)nonesupportedsupportedsupportedsupported
aria-labelledby with one reference testnonesupportedsupportedsupportedsupported
aria-labellledby with two references testnonesupportedsupportedsupportedsupported