onChange Event Rules

HTML Markup Details

onchange attribute
The onchange event is often used in conjunction with the select element to move users to other pages.
select element
The select element prompts a user to select an item from a list.

Accessibility Evaluation Rules

no. Testing Description Implementation
FAE Firefox
1 Check/Pass

onChange event handler should not be used with the select element to cause a automatic change of focus or load a page.


FAE Rule Implemetation

Illinois Functional Accessibility Evaluator 1.0
The Illinois Functional Accessibility Evaluator is a web based tool to help developers evaluate web resources for the use of the iCITA HTML best practices.
Web interface cannot currently analyze content generated dynamically with javascript.
Illinois Firefox Accessibility Extension
The Illinois Firefox Accessibility Extension is a Firefox add-in that is designed to identify accessibility features for both static and dynamically generated html content.
Useful for identifying the location of specific accessibility problems for failures and warnings indentified in FAE reports.
Create FAE reports for a page that uses javascript to generate page content with the FAE DHTML Report feature.