Web Accessibility Standards
Plonetagung 2020, Dresden 9. bis 11. März 2020
This rule checks that each button element has an accessible name.
The rule applies to elements that are included in the accessibility tree and have a semantic role of button, except for input elements whose type attribute is in the Image Button state.
Note: input elements have a type attribute in the
Image button state if it is set to any
case-insensitive match of image (most of the time,
Each target element has an accessible name that is not empty ("").
Note: input elements of type submit and reset can get their accessible name from a default text, as well as from a value or other attribute.
Note: Testing that the accessible name is descriptive is not part of this rule and must be tested separately.