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.

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<input type="text" id="jetpack-source_f_name" name="source_f_name" class="input" value size="25" autocomplete="off" title="This field is for validation and should not be changed"> 25
<input type="radio" id="pop-card-mobile" name="group"> 13
<input type="checkbox" name="acceptance" value="1" aria-invalid="false"> 3
<div class="slick-track" role="listbox" style="opacity: 1; width: 59616px; transform: translate3d(-2208px, 0px, 0px);">...</div> 3
<textarea name="address" cols="40" rows="10" class="wpcf7-form-control wpcf7-textarea wpcf7-validates-as-required" aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false"></textarea> 2
<input type="text" name="surname" value size="40" class="wpcf7-form-control wpcf7-text wpcf7-validates-as-required" aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" placeholder="Last Name"> 2
<input type="text" name="firstname" value size="40" class="wpcf7-form-control wpcf7-text wpcf7-validates-as-required" aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" placeholder="First Name"> 2
<input name="Courses[query]" type="text" id="navigation_search_query" class="course_search_query" placeholder="Find a Course"> 1
<input type="tel" name="phone" value size="40" class="wpcf7-form-control wpcf7-text wpcf7-tel wpcf7-validates-as-required wpcf7-validates-as-tel" aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false"> 1
<input type="text" class="purechat-company-input" name="purechat-company-input" id="purechat-company-input" maxlength="200" value placeholder="Course of interest*" required> 1
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