What does this mean?

People using screen readers are not able to see the layout of a form. To make forms accessible, they must define explicit text labels for each form control.

Usually the best solution is to use a <label> element. The label may be linked to by the form control:

<label for="name">Full name</label>
<input type="name" id="name">

or the <label> can be wrapped around the form control:

<label>
    Full name <input type="name">
</label>

Buttons are different, as their labels are specified by the code for the button, e.g.

<input type="submit" value="Send message">
<button>Send message</button>

Alternatively ARIA attributes, such as aria-label may be used, but this information will not be conveyed to visual users. For more information, see W3C's guide to labeling controls.

Hidden input fields (<input type="hidden">) do not require labels. Note that the placeholder attribute should not be used as an alternative to a label.



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HTML Found on page Issues
<select name="sort_results" onchange="this.form.submit()">...</select> 4
<select name="search_region">...</select> 3
<select name="search_department">...</select> 3
<select name="search_sector">...</select> 3
<select name="search_skill">...</select> 3
<input class="text-input" type="text" name="register_name" id="user_name" value> 1
<input id="password-confirm" class="text-input" type="password" name="register_confirm_password"> 1
<input class="text-input" type="email" name="register_confirm_email" id="user_confirm_email_address" value> 1
<input class="text-input" type="email" name="register_email" id="user_email_address" value> 1
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