joaooliveira
Crownpeak (Retired)

Do not disable autocomplete

Why is this important?

Using techniques such as the autocomplete attribute will make completing forms easier for everyone. This benefits all users, but has a much greater impact on people with cognitive impairments since it will make it quicker to fill in information that is already stored in their browser such as form. 

How can I resolve this issue?

Do not disable autocomplete

What topics do this checkpoint affect?

  • Accessibility (WCAG 2.1, 1.3.5)

Can you explain how this checkpoint works?

This checkpoint looks at <form> elements and flags the page as an issue if the form has autocomplete="off".

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