Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_039: Text input field with implicit label (input nested inside label)

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleText input field with implicit label (input nested inside label)
DescriptionA document with a simple form that contains only a text input field. The input (type="text") is nested inside the label element. In other words, the label is implicit instead of explicit (with for and id attributes).
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
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 because 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/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The input element has no explicit label.

Technical Comment

The input element is nested inside the label element instead of having an explicit label.

The test case maps to failure F68: Failure of SC 1.3.1 and 4.1.2 due to the association of label and user interface controls not being programmatically determinable.

Secondary Rules

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

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

The input element has no explicit label.

Technical Comment

The input element is nested inside the label element instead of having an explicit label.

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_039.

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

The input element has no explicit label.