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ul element (html)

Screen reader support level: partial (47/60)

Voice Control support level: not applicable

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Expectations

What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver for iOSVoiceOver for macOS
MUST convey the unordered list rolesupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)
MUST convey the list boundariespartial (3/6)partial (1/2)partial (2/4)supportedsupportedpartial (1/2)partial (1/2)
MUST convey the number of items in the listsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportednonepartial (1/2)
SHOULD convey the nesting levelsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupported

Voice Control support by expectation

ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access for AndroidVoice Control for iOSVoice Control for MacOS
Not applicable

Expectation: convey the unordered list role

Rationale: A screen reader user needs to know that content is contained in an unordered list.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
ATBrowserHas Support
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable
JAWSGoogle Chromesupported
JAWSInternet Explorersupported
JAWSFirefox (desktop)supported
NarratorMicrosoft Edgesupported
NVDAGoogle Chromesupported
NVDAFirefox (desktop)supported
OrcaFirefox (desktop)supported
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)supported
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)partial (1/2)
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)partial (1/2)

This expectation is referenced by 2 tests.

Tests that reference this expectation
Test nameScreen Reader supportVoice Control support
APG 1.1 Checkbox Example (Two State)partial (102/140)supported
HTML Unordered list testpartial (39/50)not applicable

Expectation: convey the list boundaries

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

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
ATBrowserHas Support
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable
JAWSGoogle Chromepartial (1/2)
JAWSInternet Explorerpartial (1/2)
JAWSFirefox (desktop)partial (1/2)
NarratorMicrosoft Edgepartial (1/2)
NVDAGoogle Chromepartial (1/2)
NVDAFirefox (desktop)partial (1/2)
OrcaFirefox (desktop)supported
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)supported
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)partial (1/2)
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)partial (1/2)

This expectation is referenced by 2 tests.

Tests that reference this expectation
Test nameScreen Reader supportVoice Control support
APG 1.1 Checkbox Example (Two State)partial (102/140)supported
HTML Unordered list testpartial (39/50)not applicable

Expectation: convey the number of items in the list

Rationale: A screen reader user needs know how many items are in the list.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA
ATBrowserHas Support
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable
JAWSGoogle Chromesupported
JAWSInternet Explorersupported
JAWSFirefox (desktop)supported
NarratorMicrosoft Edgesupported
NVDAGoogle Chromesupported
NVDAFirefox (desktop)supported
OrcaFirefox (desktop)supported
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)supported
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)none
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)partial (1/2)

This expectation is referenced by 2 tests.

Tests that reference this expectation
Test nameScreen Reader supportVoice Control support
APG 1.1 Checkbox Example (Two State)partial (102/140)supported
HTML Unordered list testpartial (39/50)not applicable

Expectation: convey the nesting level

Rationale: A screen reader user might find it helpful to know what nesting level they are at.

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: SHOULD
  • Voice Control: NA
ATBrowserHas Support
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable
JAWSGoogle Chromesupported
JAWSInternet Explorersupported
JAWSFirefox (desktop)supported
NarratorMicrosoft Edgesupported
NVDAGoogle Chromesupported
NVDAFirefox (desktop)supported
OrcaFirefox (desktop)supported
TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)supported
Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)supported
VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)supported

This expectation is referenced by 1 tests.

Tests that reference this expectation
Test nameScreen Reader supportVoice Control support
HTML Unordered list testpartial (39/50)not applicable

Related features

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

li element (html)

DragonJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoice AccessVC iOSVC MacOSVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
not applicablepartial (9/18)supportedpartial (10/12)partial (3/6)partial (5/6)not applicablenot applicablenot applicablesome partial supportpartial (2/6)