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aria-level attribute (aria)

Screen reader support level: supported

Voice Control support level: not applicable

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Defines the hierarchical level of an element within a structure.


What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
MUST convey the presence and value of the aria-level attributesupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported

Voice Control support by expectation

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

Expectation: convey the presence and value of the aria-level attribute

Rationale: The user needs to know that the element has a level and the value of that level.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the presence and value of the aria-level attribute'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
HTML and ARIA headings testsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported