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:

    Full name <input type="name">

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
<input class="large-dropdown brand-details-search__country-search ui-autocomplete-input" placeholder="Start searching for a country" type="text" autocomplete="off"> 14
<select class="large-dropdown" id="sortOrder" name="sortOrder">...</select> 13
<select class="large-dropdown" data-filter-collection="countries" id="Country" name="Country">...</select> 11
<span class="select2-selection__rendered" id="select2-Brand-container" role="textbox" aria-readonly="true">...</span> 11
<input class="keyword-search" id="Search" name="Search" placeholder="e.g. Marketing executive" type="search" value> 8
<select class="large-dropdown" id="Country" name="Country">...</select> 8
<input type="text" name="keyword" class="news-and-features-header__search-field" placeholder="Search for news &amp; insights" required> 3
<input class="keyword-search" id="Search" name="Search" placeholder="Keyword" type="search" value> 2
<select name="responseBrandValue" id="responseBrandValue" class="contact-form__subject-list hide" data-brands> </select> 2
<select class="set-radio" data-set-radio=".radio-year" id="Year" name="Year">...</select> 2
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