Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_039: All input elements should have an explicit associated label

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAll input elements should have an explicit associated label
Description Document has an input field with type="text", and an implicit label.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-29
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: input (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The INPUT element .

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

Technical specification: The LABEL element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail as the input has no explicit label.

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_039 (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 66: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Input element has no explicit label

Technical Comment

The input element should have an explicit label

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 11, column 66) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Input element has no explicit label

Technical Comment

The input element should have an explicit label