Michelle Hay

Interactive Academy | Accessibility - Add label to form field


As you may be aware just-in-time training is offered from within the Sitemorse service. It provides interactive support for your content production staff with context based information 'movies' answering the questions specifically related to the action ‘Add label to form field'. For more information on our Academy, please visit https://sitemorse.com/news/2019/01/07/how-sitemorse-academy-delivers-just-time-learning-your-content-community/

Based on what corrections are required, one-to-one training is delivered directly to staff. Instant training, in manageable 2 or 3 minutes sessions. Training is recorded, as is the progress - allowing you to continue your improvement and demonstrate ongoing adjustment.

In this session, Helen Grimbly takes you through the action ‘Add label to form field'. Form fields are used on a site to collect information about site visitors

Covered in this session:

  • Understanding form fields
    • Why this is important?
  • The reporting of corrective actions related to 'Add label to form field'.
  • How to view and managing corrective action.

By ensuring that form fields have a label, it means that users accessing the site via a screen reader can identify the purpose of the form

Take a look at the W3C information on this action F68 - Failure of Success Criterion 1.3.1 and 4.1.2 due to the association of label and user interface controls not being programmatically determinable. Further details can be found at; https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/Techniques/failures/F68


Automatic delivery - Just-in-time

Direct ‘just-in-time’ training materials are offered against actions, delivering immediate understanding and confidence in actioning. These videos provide help prevent the same issues being repeated.