Accessibility in Vue Context menu component

26 Jan 20244 minutes to read

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

Attributes Purpose
role Indicates Context menu component popup as menu, and the popup items as menuitem.
aria-haspopup Indicates the availability and type of interactive popup element.
aria-expanded Indicates whether the subtree can be expanded or collapsed, as well as indicates whether its current state is expanded or collapsed.
aria-label Indicates the menu item text.

Keyboard interaction

The Context menu 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 Context menu component.

Press To do this
Esc Closes the opened sub menu.
Enter Selects the focused item.
Up Navigates up or to the previous menu item.
Down Navigates down or to the next menu item.
Left Close the current sub menu and navigates to the parent menu.
Right Navigates and open the next sub menu.

Ensuring accessibility

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

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

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