The FloatingActionButton is accessible by screen readers and provides full WAI-ARIA support.
The FloatingActionButton renders
role="button" by default. If a collection of items is present, the FloatingActionButton uses
role="menubutton". The list and items use
The FloatingActionButton also uses the following ARIA attributes:
aria-disabled—For disabled FloatingActionButton or item from the collection.
aria-label—For the FloatingActionButton text or item text.
aria-expanded—When the FloatingActionButton has items.
aria-activedescendant—When the FloatingActionButton has items.
The FloatingActionButton is compliant with Section 508.
Consider the following 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.