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Upload Accessibility

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

The Upload is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AAA 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-uploadrole=applicationIndicates that the role of the upload is application. The component implements single tab stop navigation strategy. Thus, the role is required to support arrow navigation.
.k-upload .k-upload-buttontabindex=0Assures that the button element inside the upload is the focusable element.
aria-disabled=true/falseAnnounces the disabled state of the upload button.
.k-upload inputtabindex=-1Assures that the input element inside the upload is not focusable element.
aria-hidden=trueThe input needs to be hidden from the readers.
.k-upload .k-file .k-file-validation-messagearia-live=politeAnnounces the change in the upload status of the file.
.k-upload .k-upload-actions .k-upload-actionaria-hidden=true.The list file action buttons must be hidden from the readers.
tabindex=-1Assures that the list file action buttons are not focusable elements.
.k-upload .k-actions .k-buttonrole=button or nodeName=buttonAnnounces the purpose of the action button.
tabindex=0The action buttons are focusable through arrow navigation and tabbing through them.


WAI-ARIA Practices

Section 508

The Upload is fully compliant with the Section 508 requirements.


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

Microsoft EdgeJAWS

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