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Re: SC 3.3.2 - visible labels required?


From: Maxability A11Y
Date: Dec 3, 2017 11:09PM

Hi there,
In addition to the title I recommend having the first option or the default
option as Select time or similar. This value will be visible for everyone
until the user selects a specific option.

On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 1:46 AM, Sonja Weckenmann < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm testing a timetable form of a local public transport site.
> There's a form, that consists out of two text inputs for "start" and
> "destination" and two selects for "date" and "time".
> The selects don't have labels. They show the actual date and time.
> Does WCAG (3.3.2 labels and instructions) require a visual label for the
> selects? Would it be sufficent to implement a hidden label or a
> title-attribut?
> Technique H65 (sufficient technique for 3.3.2) recommends a title-attribut
> when the visual design cannot accommodate the label, but what about sighted
> keyboard user?
> As there are (in other form elements of the site) floating labels, this
> might be a better solution? I'm not sure if it fits to the design...
> Thanks a lot
> Sonja
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