Expanded/Collapsed State Not Indicated

Archived Issue

Current Iteration of Issue

Current Iteration as Reference

Short Description

User is not made aware of the availability of additional content ("collapsed") or that supplemental content is currently being displayed ("expanded").

Example of Issue

Recommendations

  • Elements that provide expanded/collapsed states for content must indicate their current state to screen readers.
  • To learn more about the importance of notification and some ways to indicate it, read the article Dynamic Content on the Accessibility and Usability site.

Accessibility/Usability

Accessibility
Usability

Impacted Assistive Technology

Screen Reader

Impacted Type of Device

Computer
Mobile