Guideline 2.1 - Keyboard Accessible

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Description

Make all functionality available from a keyboard.

Questions & Answers

Why do mobile apps need to be keyboard accessible?

Accessibility requirements for mobile apps say that all interactive elements need to be navigable with the keyboard. Why would some use an external keyboard with a tablet or mobile phone?

  • external keyboard
  • keyboard navigation
  • mobile
  • tablet

What does “accessibility node not exposed” mean?

I was checking to make sure an element on my page has an accessible name in Chrome's Developer Tools and under the Computed Properties section of the Accessibility panel, it says "Accessibility node note exposed. Element not interesting for accessibility." What does that mean?

  • accessibility node
  • hidden content