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ListBox Accessibility

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

The ListBox 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.

ListBox List

.k-list-ulrole=listboxSpecifies the role of the ListBox ul element.
aria-label or aria-labelledbyAdds a label to the ul element of the ListBox.
aria-multiselectable=trueSignifies that the ListBox allows multiple selection. Present only when the multiple selection of the component is enabled.
.k-list-itemrole=optionSpecifies the role of the ListBox item element.
aria-selected=true/falseSet to true if the item is selected.
tabindex=0The focused listbox item should have tabindex 0, while all others -1.

ListBox Toolbar

The ListBox toolbar follows the specification of the ToolBar component.

ToolBar accessibility specification

.k-listbox-actionsrole=toolbarThe toolbar is a collection of command buttons.
aria-labelClarifies the purpose of the toolbar.
aria-controls=.k-list-ul idPoints to the ids of the role=listbox elements that are being controlled by the ToolBar.
.k-listbox-actions .k-buttonaria-label or titleAll buttons in the ToolBar must have lables, so that their purpose is clear.


WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices: ListBox Pattern

Section 508

The ListBox is fully compliant with the Section 508 requirements.


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

Microsoft EdgeJAWS

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