Form is missing <submit> button

Compliance Data & User Impact

User Impact: Major

60% Complete

Disabilities Affected:

  • blindness
  • deafblindness
  • learning disabilities

WCAG Version:
2

WCAG Levels:

  • A

WCAG Guidelines:

Solution Techniques:

Automated Test Accuracy:
Medium

uTester Severity:
2

DRRSAG Designations:

  • general

How to Fix the Problem

See that this form contains a button to submit the form, prefarably one of the following element types: <input type=''submit''>, <input type=''image''>, or <button type=''submit''>

The Algorithm, in Simple Terms

Engine scans <form> elements for child element of the following type: <input type=''submit''>, <input type=''image''>, or <button type=''submit''>

Why Is it Important?

When the form gets submitted in an inpredictable way it confuses the users.

Code Example

<form action="http://www.example.com/cgi/redirect/" method="get"><br /> 
<p>Navigate the site.</p><br />
<select name="dest"><br />
<option value="/index.html">Home</option/><br />
<option value="/blog/index.html">My blog</option/><br />
<option value="/tutorials/index.html">Tutorials</option/><br />
<option value="/search.html">Search</option/><br />
</select><br />
<input type="submit" value="Go to Page" /><br />
</form>

Additional Information

Relevant Technologies: Content that includes form controls.

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