wiki:rules-messaging/forms

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RULES MESSAGING

Structure/Content | Styles/Readability | Images | Links | Tables | Forms | Widgets/Scripts | Audio/Video | Keyboard Support | Site Navigation

Forms

1. BUTTONs must have content

2. Controls must have labels

3. FIELDSET must have one legend

4. ID must be unique

5. Image button must have alt content

6. LABEL must have content

7. LABEL must reference control

8. Labels must be descriptive

DEFINITION

OLD: Labels must be must describe the purpose of every button, textarea, select and input element of type text, password, radio, and checkbox on a page

NEW: Labels must clearly describe the purpose of each button, textarea, select and input element of type text, password, radio, and checkbox.

9. Labels must be unique

10. Radio button must use FIELDSET/LEGEND

11. SELECT must not change context

12. SUBMIT and RESET buttons must be unique

13. TITLE may not be good label