Example file Using Aria-Describedby

The below is the static form with html code snippet that is used for this example. The reason for providing the code snippet is that one can access the source code easily even if it is viewed in the mobile platforms. In general, it might not be very easy to access the source code of the form when this is viewed in the mobile platforms. This example makes you understand how the instructions are associated with the ‘aria-describedby’ technique when you run the screen reader on this form across all the platforms.

Please enter capital letters only


Please enter smaller letters only


select appropriate age

Please Select the Gender



It allows 1000 Characters only

To get more features

Fill the required fields and click on submit
This clears all the entered data

Source Code

<br /> <label for ="fn">first name</label></p><div id="aaa"> Please enter capital letters only</div><p><input type="text" id="fn" aria-describedby="aaa"/><br /> <label for="ln">last name</label></p><div id="aaaa"> Please enter smaller letters only</div><p><input type="text" id="ln" aria-describedby="aaaa"/><br /> <label for="age">age</label></p><div id="bbb"> select appropriate age</div><p><select id="age" aria-describedby="bbb"><option value="10">10</option><option value="20">20</option><option value="30">30</option><option value="40">40</option></select></p><div id="ss"> Please Select the Gender</div><p><input type="radio" name="sex" id="m" aria-describedby="ss" checked> <label for="m"> Male </label><br /> <input type="radio" name="sex" id="f" aria-describedby="ss"> <label for="f"> Female </label><br /> <label for="cc"> Comments: </label></p><div id="con"> It allows 1000 Characters only</div><p><textarea rows="5" cols="50" id="cc" aria-describedby="con"></textarea></p><div id="ttt"> To get more features</div><p><input type="checkbox" name="terms" id="ii" aria-describedby="ttt"> <label for="ii"> I agree terms and conditions </label></p><div id="submission"> Fill the required fields and click on submit</div><div id="descriptionClose"> This clears all the entered data</div><p><input type="submit" aria-describedby="submission"> <input type="button" value="reset" aria-describedby="descriptionClose"><br />

Example file Using Explicit label

The below is the static form with html code snippet that is used for this example. The reason for providing the code snippet is that one can access the source code easily even if it is viewed in the mobile platforms. In general, it might not be very easy to access the source code of the form when this is viewed in the mobile platforms. This example makes you understand how the labels are associated with the “for and ID” technique when you run the screen reader on this form across all the platforms.






Select Gender






Source Code

</p><h1> Using Explicit Label</h1><p><label for="fname"> First Name </label><br /> <input type="text" id="fname"/><br /> <label for="lname"> last Name </label><br /> <input type="text" id="lname"/><br /> <label for="age"> Age </label><br /> <select id="age"><option value="10">10</option><option value="20">20</option><option value="30">30</option><option value="40">40</option></select></p><fieldset><legend> Select Gender</legend><p><input type="radio" name="sex" id="mm" checked> <label for="mm"> Male </label><br /> <input type="radio" name="sex" id="nn"> <label for="nn"> Female </label><br /></fieldset><p><label for="comn"> Comments: </label><br /><textarea rows="5" cols="50" id="comn"></textarea><br /> <input type="checkbox" name="terms" id="pp"> <label for="pp"> I agree terms and conditions </label><br /> <input type="submit"/> <input type="button" value="reset"><br /></form><p>