Rule: name attribute supports auto fill

Rule ID Control 13
Conformance Required
Definition For input elements use the name attribute to define inputs that support auto fill.
  • People with language and memory related disabilities or disabilities that affects executive function and decision-making benefit from the browser auto-filling personal information (such as name or address) when the autocomplete attribute is used to meet this Success Criterion, which means information does not need to be remembered by the user.
  • People with cerebral palsy, stroke, head injury, motor neuron disease or learning disability sometimes prefer images for communication. They can employ assistive technology which adds icons to input fields to communicate the purpose of the fields visually.
  • People with motor impairments also benefit from reducing the need for manual input when filling out forms.
Conformance Required
WCAG Success Criteria

Success Criterion 1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose

Rule Category Forms
Rule Scope Element
  • Use the name attribute to support auto-fill for input elements.
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