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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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<input type="text" id="lastName" name="LastName"> 15
<textarea id="companyNotes" name="CompanyNotes" placeholder="If relevant, please include the name of the course in which you are interested..."></textarea> 15
<input type="text" id="firstName" name="FirstName"> 15
<button type="button" id="cboxPrevious"> 15
<button type="button" id="cboxNext"> 15
<input type="submit" name="query" value class> 14
<input type="text" name="query" id="query" placeholder="Search SPD Courses"> 14
<input type="text" id="email" name="Email"> 14
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