Purchase an Item Using Internet Explorer With JAWS Screen Reader

JAWS is a software program for Microsoft Windows that assists blind and visually impaired users with reading and navigating desktop applications. To make a purchase on Etsy using JAWS, please follow the instructions below.

Add an item to your cart

First, make sure you’re signed in to Etsy, and navigate to the listing that you'd like to buy.

For some items, there is more than one quantity available, or the seller may offer different options to choose from, like color or size. Use form fields navigation to focus on these fields and make selections as needed.

Focus on the dropdown menu and use alt + down arrow to open the combo box. Use the arrow keys to navigate through the options and then hit Enter to choose the option.

When you're ready, use the form elements search to activate the Add to cart button.

In your cart

Once you add an item to your cart, you’ll automatically be taken to your cart. You can continue shopping if you like, or you can complete your purchase.

When you’re ready to check out, use the forms search to focus the Proceed to checkout button.

If this is your first time ordering, you’ll be prompted to enter your shipping address. If you’ve chosen to pay with a card, you’ll then be prompted to add your card information.


  1. Review the Shipping address and Payment method heading sections.
  2. Search for text Order total.
  3. Navigate the form fields with insert + F5 and choose your shipping option.
  4. Select Submit order to complete your purchase.

You can review your order information on your Purchases and reviews.

If you have any questions about your order, be sure to reach out to your seller directly.

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