Accessibility in EJ2 JavaScript Switch control

24 Jan 20243 minutes to read

The Switch component 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 Switch component 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 component meet the requirement.
Intermediate - Some features of the component do not meet the requirement.
No - The component does not meet the requirement.

WAI-ARIA attributes

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

Attributes Purpose
role Indicates the switch component.
aria-disabled Indicates that the element is perceivable but disabled, so it is not editable or otherwise operable.

Keyboard interaction

The Switch component followed the keyboard interaction guideline, making it easy for people who use assistive technologies (AT) and those who completely rely on keyboard navigation. The following keyboard shortcuts are supported by the Switch component.

Press To do this
Space When the switch has focus, pressing the Space key changes the state of the switch.

Ensuring accessibility

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

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

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