WAI-ARIA: aria-flowto (Property)
Identifies the next element (or elements) in an alternate reading order of content which, at the user’s discretion, allows assistive technology to override the general default of reading in document source order.
When aria-flowto has a single IDREF, it allows assistive technologies to, at the user’s request, forego normal document reading order and go to the targeted object. However, when aria-flowto is provided with multiple IDREFS, assistive technologies SHOULD present the referenced elements as path choices.
In the case of one or more IDREFS, user agents or assistive technologies SHOULD give the user the option of navigating to any of the targeted elements. The name of the path can be determined by the name of the target element of the aria-flowto attribute. Accessibility APIs can provide named path relationships.
Screen Reader support For aria-flowto
|Expectation||JAWS||Narrator||NVDA||Orca||TalkBack||VoiceOver (iOS)||VoiceOver (macOS)|
|MUST convey the presence of the flowto attribute||supported||supported||supported||none||none||none||none||none||none||none||none|
|MUST convey that another element flows to the current element||supported||supported||supported||none||none||none||none||none||none||none||none|
|MUST let a user navigate to referenced element(s). If the there are multiple targets, the user MUST be able to choose which one to navigate to.||supported||supported||partial||partial||none||none||none||none||none||none||none|
|MUST let a user navigate to elements that target the current element. If this functionality is provided and the there are multiple targeting elements, the user must be able to choose which one to navigate to.||supported||supported||partial||none||none||none||none||none||none||none||none|
Used in Roles
All elements of the base markup
ID reference list
A list of one or more ID references.
No HTML element equivalent.
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- A11Y Support