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Panelbar Accessibility

Out of the box, the Kendo UI for Vue PanelBar provides extensive accessibility support and enables users with disabilities to acquire complete control over its features.

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


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

.k-panelbarrole=treeThe root element of the PanelBar has role tree.
aria-activedescendant=.k-item idPoints to the currently focused item in the PanelBar.
.k-panelbar-grouprole=groupThe ul element that wraps child nodes.
[aria-expanded='false']>.k-panelbar-grouparia-hidden=trueHides the group element from assistive technologies when its parent is not expanded.
.k-itemrole=treeitemThe li element rendered for a PanelBar item.
aria-expanded=true/falseAnnounces the expanded state of the item (if expandable). It is true when expanded, and false when collapsed.
aria-selected=true/falseAnnounces the selected state of the item.


ARIA practices Navigation Treeview Example

Section 508

The PanelBar is fully compliant with the Section 508 requirements.


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

Microsoft EdgeJAWS

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