The Kendo UI for Angular DropDownList component is WCAG 2.1 AA and Section 508 compliant. The component also follows the WAI-ARIA best practices for implementing the keyboard navigation for its component role, and is tested against the popular screen readers.
Due to the rich feature set of the library and complexity of some components, the specific combination of configuration options may lead to inaccessible component rendering. Perform thorough testing on any modifications applied to the Kendo UI for Angular components to ensure that they continue to comply with the desired level of accessibility standards.
Associating the DropDownList with
kendo-floatinglabel component ensures that the focusable Input element receives the
aria-labelledby attribute and complies to the respective accessibility requirement.
The following example demonstrates the accessibility compliance of the DropDownList component. Open the example in a new window to evaluate it with Axe Core or other accessibility tools.
The described level of compliance is achievable with the Ocean Blue A11y Accessibility Swatch.
In case the Popup is appended to the body you should manually set the Popup
role attribute to
region as demonstrated in the following example:
All relevant internal elements of the DropDownList component have the aria attributes and roles with their respective values, required for WCAG 2.1 compliance.
The DropDownList is compliant with the Section 508 requirements.
The tool used for Automated Testing is Axe Core.