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li element (html)

Screen reader support level: partial (27/60)

Voice Control support level: not applicable

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About this feature

Age of results

Results across all tests for this feature range from 6 months ago to 10 months ago. Detailed dates and version information can be found in associated tests.

Failing and partial results are between 10 months ago and 10 months ago.

Expectations

What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
MUST convey an appropriate rolepartial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)partial (2/3)some partial supportsome partial support
MUST convey the position in set informationpartial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (2/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)partial (1/3)nonepartial (2/3)

Voice Control support by expectation

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

Expectation: convey an appropriate role

Rationale: A screen reader user needs to know when they enter a list item.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

Examples of assistive technologies support this expectation:

  • When in an ordered list context, the list role might be conveyed with the position of the list item (1, 2, 3, etc.).
  • When in an unordered list context, the list role might be conveyed by the word "bullet" or position in the list.

Expectation: convey the position in set information

Rationale: A screen reader user needs to know their position in a list.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

Examples of assistive technologies support this expectation:

  • When in an ordered list context, the role might be conveyed with the position of the list item (1, 2, 3, etc.).
  • When in an unordered list context, the role might be conveyed by the word "bullet" or information about the position of the item in the list.
  • The position of the first item in the list might be implied by the first announcement of list semantics.
Screen Reader support for 'MUST convey the position in set information'
TestJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
ChromeIEFirefoxEdgeChromeFirefoxFirefoxChromeSafariSafari
APG 1.1 Checkbox Example (Two State)nonenonenonepartialpartialpartialnonepartialnonenone
HTML Ordered list testsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportednonesupported
HTML Unordered list testnonenonenonesupportednonenonenonenonenonesupported

Related features

These are features that are usually used in combination with this feature.

ol element (html)

DragonJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoice AccessVC iOSVC MacOSVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)Speech Recognition
not applicablesupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportednot applicablenot applicablenot applicablepartial (2/3)supportednot applicable

ul element (html)

DragonJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoice AccessVC iOSVC MacOSVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)Speech Recognition
not applicablepartial (9/18)partial (5/6)partial (10/12)supportedsupportednot applicablenot applicablenot applicablepartial (2/6)partial (3/6)not applicable