IOS Fieldset

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VoiceOver in iOS prior to iOS 9 does not support the LEGEND tag. iOS will skip it entirely making the LEGEND content completely inaccessible.

Fieldset ARIA Test

This fieldset has no enhancements to overcome the missed legend tag

What fruit is also a color?

This fieldset has the legend included as an aria-describedby for each radio button. It is read out as a hint in iOS

What color is also a fruit?

This fieldset has the aria-labelledby with no legend.

What fruit is also a color?


  • Android will not read the label of the radio button unless it is included in the aria-describedby attribute. In such a case the label is read twice