input type="text"

input type="text"


<input type="text"> with aria-describedby ONLY (no <label>)
  input input in application mode
JAWS 14, IE 9    
JAWS 14, IE 10    
JAWS 14, IE 11    
JAWS 15, IE 9    
JAWS 15, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads text first Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text
JAWS 15, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads text first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text.
JAWS 14, Firefox 32    
JAWS 15, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, IE 9 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No
NVDA, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes
VoiceOver, Safari (Mac) Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds. Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds.
VoiceOver, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
VoiceOver, Safari (iPhone)    
VoiceOver, Safari (iPad)    
TalkBack, Firefox    
TalkBack, Chrome    

<input type="text"> with aria-describedby ONLY (no <label>), display: none
  input input in application mode
JAWS 14, IE 9    
JAWS 14, IE 10    
JAWS 14, IE 11    
JAWS 15, IE 9    
JAWS 15, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads text first Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text
JAWS 15, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads text first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text.
JAWS 14, Firefox 32    
JAWS 15, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, IE 9 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No
NVDA, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes
VoiceOver, Safari (Mac) Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds. Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds.
VoiceOver, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
VoiceOver, Safari (iPhone)    
VoiceOver, Safari (iPad)    
TalkBack, Firefox    
TalkBack, Chrome    

input with aria-describedby (plus id/for label)
  input input in application mode
JAWS 14, IE 9    
JAWS 14, IE 10    
JAWS 14, IE 11    
JAWS 15, IE 9    
JAWS 15, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first.
JAWS 15, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first.
JAWS 14, Firefox 32    
JAWS 15, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, IE 9 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label.
NVDA, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No
NVDA, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label.
NVDA, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes
VoiceOver, Safari (Mac) Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds; also reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds; also reads label.
VoiceOver, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
VoiceOver, Safari (iPhone)    
VoiceOver, Safari (iPad)    
TalkBack, Firefox    
TalkBack, Chrome    

input with aria-describedby (plus id/for label), display: none
  input input in application mode
JAWS 14, IE 9    
JAWS 14, IE 10    
JAWS 14, IE 11    
JAWS 15, IE 9    
JAWS 15, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first.
JAWS 15, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first.
JAWS 14, Firefox 32    
JAWS 15, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, IE 9 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label.
NVDA, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No
NVDA, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label.
NVDA, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes
VoiceOver, Safari (Mac) Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds; also reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds; also reads label.
VoiceOver, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
VoiceOver, Safari (iPhone)    
VoiceOver, Safari (iPad)    
TalkBack, Firefox    
TalkBack, Chrome    

input with aria-describedby (plus wrapped label, with "for")
  input input in application mode
JAWS 14, IE 9    
JAWS 14, IE 10    
JAWS 14, IE 11    
JAWS 15, IE 9    
JAWS 15, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first.
JAWS 15, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first.
JAWS 14, Firefox 32    
JAWS 15, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, IE 9 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label.
NVDA, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No
NVDA, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label.
NVDA, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes
VoiceOver, Safari (Mac) Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds; also reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds; also reads label.
VoiceOver, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
VoiceOver, Safari (iPhone)    
VoiceOver, Safari (iPad)    
TalkBack, Firefox    
TalkBack, Chrome    

input with aria-describedby (plus wrapped label, with "for"), display: none
  input input in application mode
JAWS 14, IE 9    
JAWS 14, IE 10    
JAWS 14, IE 11    
JAWS 15, IE 9    
JAWS 15, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first.
JAWS 15, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first.
JAWS 14, Firefox 32    
JAWS 15, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, IE 9 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label.
NVDA, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No
NVDA, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label.
NVDA, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes
VoiceOver, Safari (Mac) Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds; also reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds; also reads label.
VoiceOver, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
VoiceOver, Safari (iPhone)    
VoiceOver, Safari (iPad)    
TalkBack, Firefox    
TalkBack, Chrome    

input with aria-describedby (plus wrapped label, no "for")
  input input in application mode
JAWS 14, IE 9    
JAWS 14, IE 10    
JAWS 14, IE 11    
JAWS 15, IE 9    
JAWS 15, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first.
JAWS 15, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label first.
JAWS 14, Firefox 32    
JAWS 15, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, IE 9 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label.
NVDA, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No
NVDA, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads label.
NVDA, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes
VoiceOver, Safari (Mac) Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds; also reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds; also reads label.
VoiceOver, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
VoiceOver, Safari (iPhone)    
VoiceOver, Safari (iPad)    
TalkBack, Firefox    
TalkBack, Chrome    

input with aria-describedby (plus wrapped label, no "for"), display: none
  input input in application mode
JAWS 14, IE 9    
JAWS 14, IE 10    
JAWS 14, IE 11    
JAWS 15, IE 9    
JAWS 15, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
JAWS 15, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
JAWS 14, Firefox 32    
JAWS 15, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
NVDA, IE 9 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No, reads label. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No, reads label.
NVDA, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No
NVDA, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
NVDA, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Hover: No. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Hover: No.
VoiceOver, Safari (Mac) Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
VoiceOver, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No, Navigate by Element: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No, Navigate by Element: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
VoiceOver, Safari (iPhone)    
VoiceOver, Safari (iPad)    
TalkBack, Firefox    
TalkBack, Chrome    

input with aria-describedby (with no label)
  input input in application mode
JAWS 14, IE 9    
JAWS 14, IE 10    
JAWS 14, IE 11    
JAWS 15, IE 9    
JAWS 15, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
JAWS 15, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
JAWS 14, Firefox 32    
JAWS 15, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
NVDA, IE 9 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
NVDA, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No
NVDA, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
NVDA, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Hover: No Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Hover: No
VoiceOver, Safari (Mac) Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
VoiceOver, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No, Navigate by Element: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No. Continuous Reading: No, Navigate by Element: No. Tabbing/Onclick: No.
VoiceOver, Safari (iPhone)    
VoiceOver, Safari (iPad)    
TalkBack, Firefox    
TalkBack, Chrome    

input with aria-describedby (with no label), display: none
  input input in application mode
JAWS 14, IE 9    
JAWS 14, IE 10    
JAWS 14, IE 11    
JAWS 15, IE 9    
JAWS 15, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads text first Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, skips text
JAWS 15, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, reads text first Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, skips text
JAWS 14, Firefox 32    
JAWS 15, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, IE 9 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, IE 10 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, replaces text. Hover: No
NVDA, IE 11 Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: No. Hover: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
NVDA, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes Continuous Reading: No. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Hover: Yes
VoiceOver, Safari (Mac) Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds. Continuous Reading: No. Navigate by element OR Tabbing/Onclick: Yes, after delay of several seconds.
VoiceOver, Firefox 33 Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes. Continuous Reading: Yes. Navigate by Element: Yes. Tabbing/Onclick: Yes.
VoiceOver, Safari (iPhone)    
VoiceOver, Safari (iPad)    
TalkBack, Firefox    
TalkBack, Chrome