Gantt Accessibility

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

The Gantt 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 Gantt component:

The Gantt component is a composite component that is used to represent project planning.

.k-ganttrole=applicationIndicates the Gantt's role as an application.

The Gantt component integrates the toolbar component and follows its wai-aria support.

toolbar accessibility specification

The main inner component in the Gantt is the TreeList.

treelist accessibility specification

Another part of the component is the Splitter component and Wai-Aria support.

splitter accessibility specification

The following Wai-Aria support is implemented in the TimeLine of the Gantt.

.k-gantt-timeline .k-grid-contentrole=treeAssociates the role of the timeline as a tree.
.k-gantt-timeline .k-gantt-rowsrole=presentationUsed to build the accessibility tree.
.k-gantt-timeline .k-gantt-columnsrole=presentationUsed to build the accessibility tree.
.k-gantt-timeline .k-gantt-tasksrole=presentationUsed to build the accessibility tasks.
.k-gantt-timeline .k-taskrole=treeitemAssociates the role of the timeline task as a tree item.
aria-levelSpecifies the level of the task.
aria-describedby=.k-tooltip idGives more details for the task through its tooltip.
.k-gantt-timeline .k-task .k-task-completearia-hidden=trueHides the status element from the task.
.k-gantt-timeline .k-task .k-task-actionsaria-hidden=trueHides the actions element from the task.

Section 508

The Gantt is fully compliant with the Section 508 requirements.


The Gantt 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 Gantt:

Microsoft EdgeJAWS

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