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Accessibility Checkpoint Visual label not in accessible name


The visual label must appear in the accessible name of links and controls.


People who use speech control rely on being able to select elements using the visual label displayed on screen. If this isn't part of the accessible name, they can't select elements by name.

Applicable standards

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

Change history

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

Rule ID: AccHtmlControlLabelInAccName