Out of the box, the Kendo UI for Vue DatePicker provides extensive accessibility support and enables users with disabilities to acquire complete control over its features.
The DatePicker is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA standards](https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/) 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 DatePicker component:
|.k-input-inner||The input element should follow the |
|The input needs an accessible name to be assigned to it.|
|Indicates the component has a Calendar Popup that implements |
|Announces whether the Popup is visible or not.|
|Points to the popup element. Signifies that the |
|Points to the focused item (date/month/year) in the Calendar Popup. Should only be present when the Popup is open.|
|Attribute is rendered only when the DatePicker is readonly.|
|Attribute is rendered only when the combobox is in form and announces the valid state of the component.|
|The element must be focusable.|
|.k-disabled .k-input-inner||Attribute is rendered only when the DatePicker is disabled.|
|.k-input-button||The element should either be a |
|The button needs an accessible name to be assigned to it.|
|Button element should not be focusable.|
The Calendar in the Popup element of the component should implement the specification for the Calendar component.
Calendar accessibility specification
WAI ARIA specification for combobox
ARIA practices Date Picker Dialog Example
The DatePicker is fully compliant with the Section 508 requirements.
The DatePicker 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.
The following table lists the screen readers supported by the DatePicker: