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Indicate required form controls using image indicators

Make sure indications of required form controls are conveyed through IMG elements

Informing users about required form fields and programmatically conveying that information to assistive technologies is critical in making sure the most basic form submission errors are avoided. However, providing that information in plain text is often considered to be inelegant by visual designers, who will often prefer to rely on symbols to convey that information. As a result, another option that is often found is to use the asterisk (*) symbol and position it right next to the label of the field that [...]

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