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Visually Hidden is used when an element needs to be available to assistive technology, but otherwise hidden.

The visually hidden component hides text visually from screen, but keeps it available to assistive technologies, such as screen readers. The component shouldn’t be used to hide interactive content.

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<duet-label>Visually hidden label</duet-label>

Usage #

This section includes guidelines for designers and developers about the usage of this component in different contexts.

When to use #

  • To hide text visually from screen, but keep it available to assistive technologies, such as screen readers.
  • To create accessible new window links.

When not to use #

  • To hide interactive content.

Accessibility #

This component has been validated to meet the WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility guidelines. You can find additional information regarding accessibility of this component below.


For integration, event and theming guidelines, please see Using Components. This documentation explains how to implement and use Duet’s components across different technologies like Angular, React or Vanilla JavaScript.

Integration guidelines


Follow these practical tutorials to learn how to build simple page layouts using Duet’s CSS Framework, Web Components and other features:


Building Layouts


Using CLI Tools


Creating Custom Patterns


Server Side Rendering


Sharing Prototypes


Usage With Markdown


If you experience any issues while using a component, please head over to the Support page for more guidelines and help.