3. Automated Testing Tools

Objectives and Activities

Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Practice using one or more automated web content accessibility checkers.
  • Evaluate the strengths and limitations of automated web content accessibility checkers.
  • Select the automated web content accessibility checker that you wish to include in your Web Accessibility Auditing Toolkit.
  • Operate other tools used in accessibility testing.

Activities

  • View walk-through/screencast videos of AChecker and WebAIM tools
  • Test websites you are familiar with
  • Test for colour contrast conformance
  • Test for readability conformance
  • Build your Toolkit (add bookmarks for tools introduced)
  • Self-Test 3

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