In Breakdance, significant care has been taken to ensure the built-in menu elements are accessible. This article details the accessibility features for Breakdance’s menus and demonstrates how to implement accessible menus in your Breakdance projects.
The ‘Accessibility’ option in the Menu Builder allows you to add attributes such as ARIA labels, crucial for labeling navigation elements, especially when you have multiple navigations on the same page.
Alongside the Menu Builder, the standard WordPress Menu (WP Menu) element in Breakdance has also been updated with accessibility features. It now includes options to add attributes enhancing screen reader compatibility.
To enhance accessibility, Breakdance’s menu elements output dropdown menus using an unordered-list structure, which is ideal for screen reader users.
In addition, here are some other highlights regarding the menu elements’ accessibility: