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WCAG Robust Support

According to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) definition of the Robust accessibility principle, "content must be robust enough that it can be interpreted reliably by a wide variety of user agents, including assistive technologies".

The Robust principle provides the Compatible category of success criteria.


The 4.1 Compatible WCAG category requires you to "maximize compatibility with current and future user agents, including assistive technologies" and includes the following success criteria:

  • 4.1.1 Parsing, Conformity Level A.
    • The Kendo UI for Angular components render valid markup that does not include duplicate IDs or attributes.
  • 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value, Conformity Level A.
    • When applicable, the Kendo UI for Angular components provide role, state, and value information.
  • 4.1.3 Status Messages, Conformity Level AA.
    • The Grid and Chat components provide status messages in the following scenarios:
      • The Grid announces changes in the sort direction.
      • The Chat component announces incoming messages.
    • Future updates may extend this functionality to more applicable areas.

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