Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_053: Radio buttons with explicitly associated labels

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleRadio buttons with explicitly associated labels
DescriptionA document with a simple form that contains only a set of two radio buttons. Next to each of the input elements (type="radio") is the label element for the field; the label elements are explicitly associated with the input elements by means of for and id attributes.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-30
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 elements have explicitly associated label elements.

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_053 (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 12, column 107) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case passes (line 13, column 103) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Assistive technology can find the labels for the radio buttons.

Technical Comment

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 12, column 107) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case passes (line 13, column 103) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Assistive technology can find the labels for the radio buttons.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_053.

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 51) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Assistive technology can find the label for the radio button.