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Test: HTML section element with an accessible name (aria-label)

Current support: partial (4/9)

This section has an accessible name per HTML AAM 5.15.1 Section and Grouping Element Accessible Name Computation. It will will be mapped to a role and should not be considered presentational.

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Test HTML

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <title>HTML section[aria-label] element with an accessible name</title>
</head>
<body>
<p>Use the screen reader to announce the target element. Note: The test will pass if a role and accessible name are announced by screen readers.</p>
<section id="target" aria-label="target">
    Sample text
</section>
</body>
</html>

Support tables

Assertions are conditions that must be met for the feature to be considered as "supported". Only "MUST" assertions need to be met for minimal "support". "SHOULD" and "MAY" assertions indicates support that goes above and beyond. Note that there is not an explicit standard that dictates these assertions, and as such, they are likely opinionated. Minimal support reflects that the structure, relationships, and functionality of the feature are conveyed and operable by assistive technology rather than minimal conformance to any specific WCAG SC. As such, a feature might not meet all "MUST" assertions but still be usable (potentially frustratingly so).

Assertion support summary by type of assertion
MUSTSHOULDMAY
partial (4/9)nana

Assertion support summary by assertion

FeatureAssertionSupportHas failing tests
section elementThe screen reader MUST convey a region role if it is named via aria-labelpartial (4/9)No

section element: The screen reader MUST convey a region role if it is named via aria-label

This assertion is from the section element feature.

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingInternet Explorernot applicable-More information
JAWSGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
JAWS 2018.1808.10Internet Explorer 11.134yes
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow
    • Output: Sample Text
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: R
    • Output: Sample text, target region
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Insert + F3
    • Output: target region
More information
JAWSFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
Narrator 17763Microsoft Edge 44.17763.1.0yes
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow
    • Output: Sample text
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Narrator + F5
    • Output: target section
More information
NVDAGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
NVDA 2018.3.2Firefox (desktop) 63.0.1yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow
    • Output: Target region. Sample text
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: NVDA + F7
    • Output: Target; region
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TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)unknown-More information
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)unknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOS 10.14.1Safari (macOS) 12.0.1yes
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: VO + Right arrow
    • Output: Sample text
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: VO + U
    • Output: target region
Notes: Included in the landmarks list when the Web Rotor is used.
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Extended Support for: section element: The screen reader MUST convey a region role if it is named via aria-label

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
JAWS 2018.1808.10Microsoft Edge 44.17763.1.0none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Down arrow
    • Output: Sample text
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: R
    • Output: Sample text
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Insert + F3
    • Output: (not listed)
More information
NarratorFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
NarratorGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
NarratorInternet Explorerunknown-More information
NVDAInternet Explorerunknown-More information
NVDAMicrosoft Edgeunknown-More information
TalkBackFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
VoiceOver for iOSGoogle Chrome (ios)unknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information

History

  • 2018-11-14 Test created