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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<input type="text" size="20" name="hdcaptcha_cp_contactformtoemail_post" id="hdcaptcha_cp_contactformtoemail_post_1" value> 3
<input name="cftecontrolmessage" type="text" value> 3
<input id="subject_1" name="subject_1" minlength maxlength class="field medium required" type="text" value> 3
<input id="email_1" name="email_1" class="field email medium required" type="email" value> 3
<textarea id="message_1" name="message_1" minlength maxlength class="field large required"></textarea> 3
<select class="ui-datepicker-month" data-handler="selectMonth" data-event="change">...</select> 1
<button class="search-icon" type="submit"> 1
<select class="ui-datepicker-year" data-handler="selectYear" data-event="change">...</select> 1
<input type="text" placeholder="Search" class="s field" name="s"> 1
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