This feature enables programatic access to most user interface elements and exposes web content to assistive technology such as screen readers.

Motivation

This API enables assistive technology products, such as screen readers, to provide information about applications, their UI and contents to web users. With this information, assistive technologies allow users to manipulate applications by means other than standard input.

Demo

Documentation

Specification

No public standards discussion

Status in Chromium

UI>Accessibility


In development (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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  • Shipped/Shipping
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  • Positive

Owners

Last updated on 2021-07-08