We need your help! Making our player more accessible is a work-in-progress. Any suggestion or feedback you may have on this aspect is more than welcome. Please contact us to share your findings!
The player container is equipped with an aria-label attribute (set with player setting
contentTitle) and an aria-describedby attribute (set with player setting
contentDescription through a label element). The player container has an "application" role. The player can be focused with a click/touch or by cycling page elements with the tab key.
Once the player is focused you can cycle through a selection of UI elements using the tab key. Those elements currently are:
We plan on adding more focusable elements with future player releases.
Below is a list of keyboard keys that can be used to control the player when the player has focused (either when clicked or selected with the tab key).
space : Play or pause the media
f : enter fullscreen
escape : exit fullscreen
left arrow : seek 10 seconds backward in the media
right arrow : seek 10 seconds forward in the media
m : mute/unmute media content
up arrow : Up volume by 10%
down arrow : Reduce volume by 10%