Tag: Section 508

5 Free Website Accessibility Evaluation Analysis Tools

        Filed under: Accessibility (508), User Centered Design

With all these federal standards for website accessibility, including Section 508 and the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), it’s difficult to make sure that your website complies with all the guidelines. Fortunately, there are many free web-based website accessibility evaluation analysis tools right at your disposal. I decided to test each of the tools … Continued

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Web accessibility testing methodology

        Filed under: Accessibility (508)

Interpreting web accessibility reports Automated 508 compliance testing tools are helpful, but results need to be interpreted by humans, because: Tools often show false negatives. Tools miss the meaning of descriptive text in images, links, iframes and other elements. Tools miss the interpretation of the content as a whole (article’s order, coherence, etc). 508 compliance testing … Continued

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