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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-10122

Search Courses form does not complies with WAI AA and Section 508

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.8.1
    • Fix Version/s: 1.8.2, 1.9
    • Component/s: Course
    • Labels:
      None
    • Database:
      MySQL
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_18_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_18_STABLE, MOODLE_19_STABLE

      Description

      When displaying a combo list in the Moodle home page, the search form at the bottom of the page is not valid WAI AA and US 508:

      [WAI 12.4 (AA), US-508-n] Associate form controls with <label> tags using the 'id' attribute:
      <input type="text" size="12" name="search" alt="Search courses" value="" />
      <input type="submit" value="Search courses" />

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          lazyfish Yu Zhang added a comment -

          Hi Andrea,

          Which combo list are you referring to? I can not find a combo list in the course search form. I also tried using the validator on your homepage too but it passed all xhtml strict checks. Can you attach a screenshot or give me the exact url?

          Cheers,

          Yu

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          lazyfish Yu Zhang added a comment - Hi Andrea, Which combo list are you referring to? I can not find a combo list in the course search form. I also tried using the validator on your homepage too but it passed all xhtml strict checks. Can you attach a screenshot or give me the exact url? Cheers, Yu
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          andreabix Andrea Bicciolo added a comment -

          Sorry Yu, my explanation is not very clear: for combo list I'd mean the format of the home page. Combo list is the home page format dysplaying categories and course titles.

          Andrea

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          andreabix Andrea Bicciolo added a comment - Sorry Yu, my explanation is not very clear: for combo list I'd mean the format of the home page. Combo list is the home page format dysplaying categories and course titles. Andrea
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          lazyfish Yu Zhang added a comment -

          Hi Andrea,

          The format is used on your test site http://www.mtouch.it/mdl18/, right? I ran the validator through it and the result is ok. Sorry I don't really understand what the issue is.

          Cheers,

          Yu

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          lazyfish Yu Zhang added a comment - Hi Andrea, The format is used on your test site http://www.mtouch.it/mdl18/ , right? I ran the validator through it and the result is ok. Sorry I don't really understand what the issue is. Cheers, Yu
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          andreabix Andrea Bicciolo added a comment -

          Hello Yu, yes it validates using the W3C validator, but the AA and Section 508 Issue still remains. Please try the Total Validator Plugin for Firefox.

          Cheers,
          Andrea

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          andreabix Andrea Bicciolo added a comment - Hello Yu, yes it validates using the W3C validator, but the AA and Section 508 Issue still remains. Please try the Total Validator Plugin for Firefox. Cheers, Andrea
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          lazyfish Yu Zhang added a comment -

          Hi Andrea,

          Should be fixed now, please check, thanks!

          Cheers,

          Yu

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          lazyfish Yu Zhang added a comment - Hi Andrea, Should be fixed now, please check, thanks! Cheers, Yu

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              • Created:
                Updated:
                Resolved:
                Fix Release Date:
                8/Jul/07