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WAS Notes: WCAG 3.3 Input Assistance

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3.3.1 Error Identification - Level A

If an input has a detectable error, the error is identified and described to the user in text.

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3.3.2 Labels or Instructions - Level A

Labels or instructions are provided when user input is required.

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How to Fail

Omit labels, such as by only labeling one field in a set of three for a formatted phone number.

3.3.3 Error Suggestion - Level AA

If an error is detected, suggestions for how to fix it are provided to the user, unless that jeopardizes security or the purpose of the content.

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3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data) - Level AA

For pages that cause legal commitments or financial transactions for the user to occur, or modify or delete user data, at least one of the following is true:

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3.3.5 Help - Level AAA

Context-sensitive help is available.

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3.3.6 Error Prevention (All) - Level AAA

This is the same as 3.3.4 but applies to any page where the user is required to submit information.