Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_051: File upload control with implicit label (input nested inside label)

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleFile upload control with implicit label (input nested inside label)
DescriptionA document with a simple form that contains only a file upload control. The input (type="file") is nested inside the label element. In other words, the label is implicit instead of explicit (with for and id attributes).
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-30
Statusaccepted QA
Source

Test suite: HTML Test Suite for WCAG 2.0.

Source file: http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/tests/testfiles/120-4.html by Chris Ridpath (borrowed with modifications).

Technologies and Features

Technologies are markup languages or data formats. If the technology is a markup language, “features” refers to elements and attributes.

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

Feature: input (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The INPUT element .

Feature: label (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The LABEL element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail because the input is nested inside the label instead of being explicitly associated with it.

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_051 (XML).

Rules

“Rules” refer to success criteria in WCAG 2.0, checkpoints in WCAG 1.0 and similar requirements.

Primary Rules

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 52: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 60: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The file upload control has no explicitly associated label.

Technical Comment

The test case maps to failure F68: Failure of SC 1.3.1 and 4.1.2 due to the association of label and user interface controls not being programmatically determinable.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - April 2006 Working Draft (Last Call))

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 52: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 60: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The file upload control has no explicitly associated label.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_051.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 52: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 60: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The file upload control has no explicitly associated label.