Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.1_l1_sc3_003: Labels associated with input elements

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleLabels associated with input elements
Description Document containing a single input field with a non descriptive associated label text.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007

Technologies and Features

Technologies are markup languages or data formats. If the technology is a markup language, “features” refers to elements and attributes.

XHTML ™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

XHTML ™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

Feature: label (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The LABEL element .

Test Data


The test case is intended to fail as there is no descriptive text in the associated label of the input field.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.


xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.1_l1_sc3_003 (XML).


“Rules” refer to success criteria in WCAG 2.0, checkpoints in WCAG 1.0 and similar requirements.

Primary Rules

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 31: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#text-equiv-sensory.

Functional Outcome

There is an invalid label for the input element

Technical Comment

There is a invalid label content