Test Case sc1.1.1_l1_045: Empty label associated with input field

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleEmpty label associated with input field
DescriptionDocument containing a single input field with an associated label; the label element does not contain any text.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-27
Statusaccepted QA

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

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail because there is no text in the label element associated with the input element. This test is only for the label element, not for the prevention of input errors (guideline 2.5).

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.1.1_l1_045 (XML).

Rules

“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 5: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#text-equiv-all.

Functional Outcome

There is no label text for the input element.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H44: Using label elements to associate labels with form controls (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#H44); .

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 5: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#text-equiv-sensory.

Functional Outcome

There is no label text for the input element.