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Should I use a form landmark?

My page has a form, and I want people to find it easily. Should it be in a form landmark? Is there any reason not to add a form landmark?

  • form
  • landmarks
  • user experience

When should I use autocomplete attributes?

If the user is expected to be entering information about someone else into a form, do the form inputs still need autocomplete values?

  • autocomplete
  • form
  • form fields
  • forms

Is there a form element meant to provide instruction?

I know how to add labels to form inputs to 'label' what they are. I am wondering if there is something similar for describing what a field is in more details? I want to there to be little text under a text field but don't...

  • best practices
  • form
  • html

What is an orphaned form label?

When using the Wave Scanner to repair my website I saw the warning "Orphaned Form Label", with the description was “a form label is present but it is not correctly associated with a form control”. What is this?

  • form
  • html