Rule: form landmark: restrictions

Rule ID Landmark 15
Conformance Required
Definition The form landmark must only contain region landmarks.
  • Form landmarks provide a way to identify groups of form controls and widgets on the page.
  • For form landmarks containing more than one group of controls, where each is considered its own section, use region landmarks to identify these sections.
  • Ensuring that the landmark structure of a page is not overly complex enables users of assistive technologies to more easily find and navigate to the desired content.
Conformance Required
WCAG Success Criteria

Success Criterion 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Rule Category Landmarks
Rule Scope Element
  • A form element or an element with a role="form" attribute, which also has an author-defined accessible name, will be considered an form landmark.
  • A form landmark should be a container element of all the form controls in the form.
  • Use a element [role=region] attribute or a section on an element that identifies subgroups or sections of controls.
  • Use ARIA labeling techniques to give each region an accessible name describing the contents of the region.
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