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.

92.8% done

How close this website is to fixing this issue.

HTML Found on page Issues
<input type="text" name="94175c62a2eb4472be9823c7739d6cce"> 2
<span role="checkbox" style="vertical-align: middle;">...</span> 2
<input type="text" name="90aa4d33413c4d07a010ce6067ee68a2"> 1
<input type="text" name="dc43fa85f0384e3c88414f12d6e532ba"> 1
<input type="text" name="e4d011c251e94fd4914eb4bee86b0fc6"> 1
<input type="text" name="672be01168ad47719a7bfa2de55ce456"> 1
<input type="text" name="038ad5087de3404abcbc72dbf9f554a8"> 1
<input type="text" name="3d208bd791c24b969a3c47cbc2f53320"> 1
10 distinct issues were found in the sample of 125 web pages.
More results from Peabody Trust