Traits of an Excellent Accessible iOS App

Interaction. An accessibility label is something with the help of which you would be able to configure a UI component. Also, this accessibil...

Interaction. An accessibility label is something with the help of which you would be able to configure a UI component. Also, this accessibility label refers to the name of the component. You can also focus on configuring an accessibility trait.

The accessibility trait is the role of the component which contributes to providing the user information on the specific way they can interact with it. At the time, you make use of Voice Over, this particular trait is mainly vocalized after the accessibility label.

Each of the UI control in your application should possess an accessibility trait property. This is again considered to be a part of the UI accessibility protocol.

So, if you are focusing to hire an iPhone application development company, then you should first gain proper knowledge regarding the diverse traits which you can use for perfectly defining your UI controls.

Some of the examples of these traits include Adjustable, Not Enabled, Selected, Button, etc. You can again find this complete list in the documentation of Apple.

All that you need is to browse this site to get more information about this. For defining a single component, you can focus on combining more than one of these traits.

In the below-mentioned section, you will come across some of the most important traits of an excellent accessible iOS app.


This particular trait lets the user know that when the particular component has a focus of Voiceover. So, they can focus on interact with it only by doing a double-tap on the screen.

Not only that, but it also tells Switch Control that it is an interactive component. By default, you will find the availability of the button trait in the case of a UIButton.


This is considered to be the most important trait which you need to focus on. Also, it is proved to be very helpful for users so that they can navigate an app in a much faster way. Not only that but visuals are proved to be very helpful visually.

It helps to quickly identify groups of information and one can easily jump into whatever they find interesting to them. The same thing is performed by the Voiceover users. You can again quickly navigate through the headings by making use of the rotor.

Other than that, you also get the option to jump right to the previous or next heading on the screen just with a single swipe up or down on the screen.

All that you need is to insert the .header trait to any label or view which does the representation of a heading in your specific app. This step will help to navigate the users through your app headings.

Search Field

This particular trait specifically differs from a text field as its work is not only confined to letting users know whenever they can type in some text. Along with that, this particular trait helps to effectively trigger some changes and thereby showing completely new results as they type.

Final Words

So, the above-discussed ones are considered to be some of the most important traits of an excellent accessible iOS app that you need to know about.

Apart from the above-mentioned options, some other traits involve link, adjustable, selected, updates frequently, none, starts media session, not enabled, keyboard key and allows direct

Author Bio -

Hermit Chawla is a MD at AIS Technolabs which is Web Design and Web development Company, helping global businesses to grow. He love to share his thoughts on web development, app development and game development.



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