ARIA label references empty element Accessibility Checkpoint


The aria-labelledby attribute references a blank element.


Make sure aria-labelledby references an element containing text.

Applicable standards

Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level A and level AA checkpoints.

Change history

  • 5.34 Jul 2019 Fixed false positive on hidden elements.
  • 5.27 Oct 2017 Added.

This page describes a web site issue detected in HTML documents by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: AccAriaLabelledByBlank