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Listview Accessibility

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

The ListView is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AAA 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.


This section lists the selectors, attributes, and behavior patterns supported by the component and its composite elements, if any.

.k-listview:not(.k-selectable) .k-listview-contentrole=listSpecifies the role of non selectable ListView content element.
.k-listview.k-selectable .k-listview-contentrole=listboxSpecifies the role of selectable ListView content element.
.k-listview:not(.k-selectable) .k-listview-itemrole=listitemSpecifies the role of each item in a non selectable ListView.
.k-listview.k-selectable .k-listview-itemrole=optionSpecifies the role of each item in a selectable ListView.
.k-listview-itemaria-setsizeSpecifies the total number of items present in the ListView.
aria-posinsetSpecifies the position of the current item in the entire list of items present in the ListView. Value must be greated than or equal to 1 and smaller than or equal to the total number of items in the ListView.
.k-listview-item:nth-child(1)tabindex=0The first item in the ListView must be focusable by default.


WAI-ARIA Specification: List

WAI-ARIA Specification: Listitem

Section 508

The ListView is fully compliant with the Section 508 requirements.


The ListView has been extensively tested automatically with axe-core and manually with the most popular screen readers.

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

Screen Readers

The ListView has been tested with the following screen readers and browsers combinations:

Microsoft EdgeJAWS

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