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
<button id="mobile-menu-btn">...</button> 125
<button>...</button> 125
<input type="search" class="header-search__form-field" placeholder="Search the site..." value name="query"> 125
<select class="multiselect mbsc-comp" id="tags" name="tags[]" multiple>...</select> 31
<ul class="dropdown-menu__inner" role="listbox">...</ul> 20
<select multiple="multiple" class="dropdown-menu__select" name="tags[]" id="tags" placeholder="Choose an option..">...</select> 20
<input class="ais-SearchBox-input" type="search" placeholder autocomplete="off" autocorrect="off" autocapitalize="off" spellcheck="false" maxlength="512"> 2
448 distinct issues were found in the sample of 125 web pages.
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