Test Case sc1.1.1_l1_046: Descriptive label associated with input element

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleDescriptive label associated with input element
DescriptionDocument containing a form with a single input field that has an associated label; the label element contains descriptive text.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
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 pass because there is appropriate text in the label element associated with the input field. This test is only for the label element, not for the prevention of input errors (guideline 3.3).

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.1.1_l1_046 (XML).

Rules

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

Primary Rules

The test case passes (line 11, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#text-equiv-all.

Functional Outcome

There is a valid label for the input element.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H44: Using label elements to associate labels with form controls.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - April 2006 Working Draft (Last Call))

The test case passes (line 11, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#text-equiv-all.

Functional Outcome

There is a valid label 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); .

Online version: sc1.1.1_l1_046.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 11, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#text-equiv-sensory.

Functional Outcome

There is a valid label for the input element