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The PanelBar is accessible by screen readers and provides full WAI-ARIA support.

WAI-ARIA Support

The PanelBar uses the aria-expanded, aria-selected, aria-disabled and aria-hidden properties on the nested elements depending on the selected, expanded, or disabled options.

The PanelBar uses the tree role.

To move the focus to the current keyboard navigation position, the PanelBar utilizes the aria-activedescendant approach.

The PanelBar also follows the WAI-ARIA best practices for implementing the keyboard navigation for its widget role and is tested against the popular screen readers.

Section 508

The PanelBar is compliant with the Section 508 requirements.


The following issues are related to the WAI-ARIA support limitations of browsers and screen readers: