This webpage demonstrates “before rectification” and “after rectification” on conformance to a World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 success criteria, and contains non-conformance coding to demonstrate non-conformance.


Illustration on Web Accessibility Success Criteria 3.3.3 - Error Suggestion


 


Before Rectification


Please leave the field "Home Address" blank and click the "Next" button.


Online Multipage Survey
Thank you for taking part in our study. The online survey should take about 15 to 20 minutes to complete.
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"To move to the next section of the survey, select the green arrow icon labeled 'Next' located in the lower right section of the page."
Error: An error has occurred.
Next

A generic error message is shown at the end of the form. Users using screen readers would have to go through many other content in the webpage before reaching the error message which does not provide an adequate description of what needs to be corrected.



After Rectification


Please leave the field "Home Address" blank and click the "Next" button.


Online Multipage Survey
Thank you for taking part in our study. The online survey should take about 15 to 20 minutes to complete.
  Error: Please provide your home address.
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"To move to the next section of the survey, select the green arrow icon labeled 'Next' located in the lower right section of the page."
  Next

A meaningful error message is shown at the top of the form. Users using screen readers can reach the error message without going through other content in the webpage.