Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_041: Password field with explicitly associated label

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitlePassword field with explicitly associated label
DescriptionA document with a simple form that contains only a password field. The label element is explicitly associated with the input by means of 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 pass because the input field has an explicitly associated label.

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_041 (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#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case passes (line 12, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Assistive technology should be able to determine that the label belongs with the password field.

Technical Comment

The input element has an explicitly associated label.

The test case maps to technique H44: Using label elements to associate text 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#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case passes (line 12, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Assistive technology should be able to determine that the label belongs with the password field.

Technical Comment

The input element has an explicitly associated label.

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_041.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 11, column 36) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case passes (line 12, column 48) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Input element has an explicitly associated label.

Technical Comment

The input element has an explicitly associated label.