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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<button aria-checked="false" class="button___1cUov noLabel___2iUZ0" data-test="favourites-button" data-actiontype="insert" data-origincomponent="Favourite" data-shortdescription="add item to favorites" role="checkbox" type="button">...</button> 646
<input type="text" aria-activedescendant="autocomplete-suggestion" aria-autocomplete="list" aria-owns="autocomplete-listbox" autocomplete="off" class="input___SF3s-" data-element="searchTerm" id="searchTerm" placeholder="Search..." value> 156
<textarea name="jotter-search" required class="inputLimit" id="jotter-search1" limit="50" placeholder="Type or paste your list..."></textarea> 30
<button class="viewLargerImage___32eg1" id="largerImageOpen" type="button"> 15
<input aria-activedescendant="autocomplete-suggestion" aria-autocomplete="list" aria-owns="autocomplete-listbox" autocomplete="off" class="input___SF3s-" data-element="searchTerm" id="searchTerm" placeholder="Search..." type="text" value> 2
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