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.
- ACT-Rules 2ee8b8
- WCAG 2.0 F96 (Success Criteria: 2.5.3 level A)
- WCAG 2.1 F96 (Success Criteria: 2.5.3 level A)
- Section 508 (2017) F96 (Success Criteria: 2.5.3 level A)
Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level AA checkpoints.
- 5.37 May 2020 Added.
This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.
Rule ID: AccHtmlControlLabelInAccName