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Manual Web Accessibility Testing

Manual web accessibility testing is an important step in the testing of a web application. As we discussed previously the first step in testing a web site is to run automated tests with tools. After which the HTML can be cleaned up to match W3C standards. Next you will need to start testing using the keyboard. Manual web accessibility testing helps identify locations where keyboard only user will have difficulties using the web page. Use Tab and Shift+Tab The key to keyboard testing is to find places where a user…

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Web Accessibility Testing Tools

Web accessibility testing can seem like a tedious task, especially if you don’t know where to start.  We have already discussed why web accessibility is important in a previous post, if you haven’t read it yet, it is a good place to start. Getting started with web accessibility testing can be made easier by using tools, we will look at 3 of them. W3C Markup Validator This tool isn’t directly testing web accessibility, but it does check to see that a page is coded…

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