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aria-required attribute (aria)

Screen reader support level: partial (34/40)

Voice Control support level: not applicable

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Indicates that user input is required on the element before a form may be submitted.

Expectations

What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
MUST convey the "false" valuesupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported
MUST convey the "true" valuesupportedpartial (2/3)supportedpartial (1/3)nonesupportedsupported

Voice Control support by expectation

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

Expectation: convey the "false" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the "false" value'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
aria-required attributesupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported

Expectation: convey the "true" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the "true" value'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
aria-required attribute on each HTML radio button in a fieldsetsupportedsupportedsupportedpartial (2/3)supportedsupportedpartial (1/3)nonesupportedsupported
aria-required attribute on role=radiogroupsupportedsupportedsupportedpartial (2/3)supportedsupportedpartial (1/3)nonesupportedsupported
aria-required attributesupportedsupportedsupportedpartial (2/3)supportedsupportedpartial (1/3)nonesupportedsupported