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 class="megamenu-btn" type="checkbox" id="megamenu-btn" autocomplete="off"> 4
<input type="email" class="et_newsletter_field" name="et_newsletter_email" required placeholder="Enter your email address" data-max-char="100"> 2
<input type="text" class="et_newsletter_field" name="et_newsletter_last_name" required placeholder="Surname"> 2
<button type="button" name="search" class="js-search-bar-trigger c-siteNav__searchIcon" data-class="open" data-target=".c-proposition-widget">...</button> 2
<input type="email" class="et_newsletter_field" name="et_newsletter_email" required placeholder="Enter your email address"> 2
<input type="text" class="et_newsletter_field" name="et_newsletter_last_name" required placeholder="Surname" data-max-char="35"> 2
<button class="c-searchInput__close" id="js-search-close">...</button> 2
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