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How To Make A Website 508 Compliant

508 Compliant Forms

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Here are some specific instructions for 508 compliant forms on a website:
  • Each appropriate input element or form control must have an associated and visible label element or title attribute
  • Any neccessary cues for filling out a form must be available to users of assuasive technology (ie mandatory fields, help boxes, error messages).
  • The tab order to reach the form and the tab order between form elements must be logical and consistent with the normal and visual order of entering form data.
  • Form error messages need to identify the error(s) to the user and describe them to the user in text.

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