Accessibility in Angular Rich text editor component

4 Apr 20234 minutes to read

The Rich Text Editor component has been designed, keeping in mind the WAI-ARIA specifications and applies the WAI-ARIA roles, states and properties. This component is characterized by complete ARIA accessibility support that makes it easy for people who use assistive technologies (AT) or those who completely rely on keyboard navigation.

ARIA attributes

  • The toolbar of Rich Text Editor, assigned the role of ‘Toolbar’ and has the following list of aria attribute.
Property Functionalities  
role=”toolbar” This attribute added to the ToolBar element describes the actual role of the element.  
aria-orientation Indicates the ToolBar orientation. Default value is horizontal.  
aria-haspopup Indicates the popup mode of the Toolbar. Default value is false. When popup mode is enabled, attribute value has to be changed to true.  
aria-disabled Indicates the disabled state of the ToolBar.  

For further details of Toolbar ARIA attributes, please look in to Accessibility of Toolbar documentation.

  • The Rich Text Editor element is assigned the role of application.
Property Functionalities
role=”application” This attribute added to the Rich Text Editor element describes the actual role of the element.
aria-disabled Indicates the disabled state of the ToolBar.
import { Component } from '@angular/core';
    import { ToolbarService, LinkService, ImageService, HtmlEditorService} from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-richtexteditor';
    selector: 'app-root',
    template:`<ejs-richtexteditor #defaultRTE id='defaultRTE' [toolbarSettings]='tools'></ejs-richtexteditor>`,
    providers: [ToolbarService, LinkService, ImageService, HtmlEditorService]
    export class AppComponent  {
        public tools = {
            items: ['Bold', 'Italic', 'Underline', 'StrikeThrough',
        'FontName', 'FontSize', 'FontColor', 'BackgroundColor',
        'LowerCase', 'UpperCase', '|',
        'Formats', 'Alignments', 'OrderedList', 'UnorderedList',
        'Outdent', 'Indent', '|',
        'CreateLink', 'Image', '|', 'ClearFormat', 'Print',
        'SourceCode', 'FullScreen', '|', 'Undo', 'Redo']
import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import { RichTextEditorAllModule } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-richtexteditor';
import { AppComponent } from './app.component';
import { DialogModule } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-popups';

 * Module
    imports: [
    declarations: [AppComponent],
    bootstrap: [AppComponent]
export class AppModule { }
import { platformBrowserDynamic } from '@angular/platform-browser-dynamic';
import { enableProdMode } from '@angular/core';
import { AppModule } from './app.module';