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Re: Label vs ALT tag on form elements


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Mar 22, 2007 2:30PM

Kilcommons,Cath wrote:

> I do not think the webpage would validate if it only had ALT attributes applied and no label. A form page cannot validate without Labels associated with the input element.
> ALT might be useful for additional information, but I surely would not rely on it exclusively.

Validate in what? An automated accessibility checker? That's often
irrelevant, as it's not necessarily a measure of how accessible the
content actually is.

Patrick H. Lauke