Accessibility in ASP.NET MVC Skeleton control

30 Jan 20243 minutes to read

The Skeleton control followed the accessibility guidelines and standards, including ADA, Section 508, WCAG 2.2 standards, and WCAG roles that are commonly used to evaluate accessibility.

The accessibility compliance for the Skeleton control is outlined below.

Accessibility Criteria Compatibility
WCAG 2.2 Support Yes
Section 508 Support Yes
Screen Reader Support Yes
Right-To-Left Support Yes
Color Contrast Yes
Mobile Device Support Yes
Keyboard Navigation Support Yes
Accessibility Checker Validation Yes
Axe-core Accessibility Validation Yes
Yes - All features of the control meet the requirement.
Intermediate - Some features of the control do not meet the requirement.
No - The control does not meet the requirement.

WAI-ARIA attributes

The Skeleton control followed the WAI-ARIA patterns to meet the accessibility. The following ARIA attributes are used in the Skeleton control:

Attributes Purpose
role=alert Used to convey important, time-sensitive or contextual message to the user.
aria-label Attribute provides the text label for the Skeleton.
aria-live Attributes which indicates the content changes which are not interactable are live regions.
aria-busy Set to true until loading is complete, then set to false.

Ensuring accessibility

The Skeleton control’s accessibility levels are ensured through an accessibility-checker and axe-core software tools during automated testing.

The accessibility compliance of the Skeleton control is shown in the following sample. Open the sample in a new window to evaluate the accessibility of the Skeleton control with accessibility tools.

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