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Screen readers

Collection of utilities for improving accessibility with screen readers.

Visually hidden elements

The visually hidden style utility provides a common mechanism for hidings elements visually, but making them available for assistive technology. It's a simple style object of type React.CSSProperties.

import * as React from 'react';
import Link from '@mui/material/Link';
import Box from '@mui/material/Box';
import { visuallyHidden } from '@mui/utils';

export default function VisuallyHiddenUsage() {
  return (
    <Link href="#foo">
      Read more
      {/* always visually hidden because the parent is focusable element */}
      <Box sx={visuallyHidden}>about how to visually hide elements</Box>

If you don't have a strict CSP policy in place, you can also do:

import { visuallyHidden } from '@mui/utils';

<div style={visuallyHidden}>about how to visually hide elements</div>;