The BottomNavigation is accessible by screen readers and provides full WAI-ARIA support.
The BottomNavigation uses the
aria-disabled attribute on its elements depending on the disabled option. When an item from the BottomNavigation is selected, it receives the
aria-selected attribute. Additionally, if the BottomNavigation item has text, it is also set as
The BottomNavigation is compliant with Section 508.
The following issues are related to the WAI-ARIA support limitations of browsers and screen readers:
- Internet Explorer 10 and 11 work best with the Jaws screen reader. Other readers are not supported very well. For more information, refer to issue 817699.
- Microsoft Edge works best with Microsoft Narrator screen reader. For more information, refer to issue 8571350.