ChipList Accessibility

Out of the box, the Kendo React ChipList provides extensive accessibility support and enables users with disabilities to acquire complete control over its features.

The ChipList is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA standards]( and Section 508 requirements, follows the Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) best practices for implementing the keyboard navigation for its component role, provides options for managing its focus and is tested against the most popular screen readers.


The following table lists the selectors, attributes, and behavior patterns supported by the ChipList component:

.k-chip-listrole=listboxAnnounces the list role of the chip list.
aria-label or aria-labelledbyAdds label to the ChipList element. ListBox element requires an accessible name attached to it.
aria-orientation=horizontalSpecifies the horizontal orientation of the chiplist that gives context about the navigation shortcuts.
aria-multiselectable=trueAnnounces the multiple selection ability of the chiplist. Only when the selection mode is set to multiple.
.k-chiprole=optionAnnounces the chip is an option inner component of the chip list.
.k-chip.k-selectedaria-selected=trueAnnounces the chip is selected.
.k-chip:not(.k-selected)aria-selected=falseAnnounces the chip is not selected.
.k-chip:has(.k-i-x-circle)aria-keyshortcuts=Enter DeleteAnnounces the Delete action along with the default Enter key used for selection/click action.


ARIA practices list pattern

Section 508

The ChipList is fully compliant with the Section 508 requirements.


The ChipList has been extensively tested automatically with static code analyzers and manually with the most popular screen readers.

To report any accessibility issues, contact the team through the Telerik Support System.

Screen Readers

The following table lists the screen readers supported by the ChipList:

Microsoft EdgeJAWS

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