Rule FORM-11
Style the form control with focus differently than form controls without focus.


Best Practice Type: Manual Check

  • Use CSS or if necessary event handlers to update CSS styling to make the visual rendering of form controls with focus easily distinguishable from form controls without focus.



Associated Accessibility Guidelines and Standards

Guideline or
Requirement Priority Test
IITAA 3.1 Do not convey information with color alone. Desirable Violation
Section 508 1194.22 (n) When electronic forms are designed to be completed on-line, the form shall allow people using assistive technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues. Required Violation
WCAG 1.0 13.5 Provide navigation bars to highlight and give access to the navigation mechanism. Required Violation
WCAG 2.0 1.3.1 Info and Relationships Desirable Violation


Evaluation Techniues

Testsuite Tests