Labels for Form Controls Rules

HTML Markup Details

DOCTYPE statement
The DOCTYPE statement defines the markup standards that the web resource will validate to.
META element
The character encoding of each page should be specified within the value of the content attribute (using charset=) on a meta element that also includes an http-equiv attribute set to "content-type".

Accessibility Evaluation Rules

no. Testing Description Implementation
FAE Firefox
Accessibility
Extension
1 Fail/Pass

Each page must include a DOCTYPE declaration to facilitate rendering and validation.

1.0
2 Fail/Pass

The character encoding of each page should be specified within the value of the content attribute (using charset=) on a meta element that also includes an http-equiv attribute set to "content-type".

Implementation Notes

For example, if the character encoding is UTF-8, it could be specified in XHTML with: <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"/>
1.0

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.