Element

select

Error Type

Potential

Guidelines

  • WCAG 2.0 (Level A)
    Guideline Group3.3 Input Assistance: Help users avoid and correct mistakes.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline Group3.3 Input Assistance: Help users avoid and correct mistakes.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline Group3.3 Input Assistance: Help users avoid and correct mistakes.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (A)

Requirement

All select elements have a label that describes the purpose or function of the control.

Error

select element's label may not describe the purpose or function of the control.

How To Determine

Question Does the select element's label describe the purpose or function of the control?
PASS select element's label describes the purpose or function of the control.
FAIL select element's label does not describe the purpose or function of the control.

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. Check all select elements within the document.
2. View the select element's associated label.

Expected Result

1. All select elements have a label that describes the purpose or function of the control.

Failed Result

1. Modify the label text so it describes the purpose or function of the control.

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