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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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HTML Found on page Issues
<input type="radio" class="js-mobile-search-radio" id="search-radio-site" value="site" name="searchType"> 89
<input type="radio" class="js-mobile-search-radio" id="search-radio-course" value="course" name="searchType"> 89
<select class="header-search-facade" id="header-search-type">...</select> 86
<select id="page-subnav">...</select> 46
<input type="search" class="course-finder-search-input" placeholder="Find a course..." name="SearchedTerm"> 2
<input type="text" id="StaffFaculty" name="StaffFaculty" class="visually-hidden" value> 1
<select id="SubjectId" name="SubjectId">...</select> 1
<div role="textbox" aria-haspopup="true" aria-autocomplete="both" aria-multiline="true" style="text-align: left;">...</div> 1
<input type="text" id="Az" name="Az" class="visually-hidden"> 1
<input type="text" id="School" name="School" class="visually-hidden" value> 1
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