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Accessibility Checkpoint WCAG 2 2.4.6


Radio buttons with very generic labels need to be enclosed in a FIELDSET with a LEGEND explaining the label.


Legend text is announced along with the label text for radio buttons inside a fieldset, which makes it easier for a screen reader user to understand what the radio button does. For example: <legend> Fries with your burger: </legend> <label> Yes </label> <label> No </label>

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: AccWcag2-2.4.6-2