Tag: WCAG 2.0

5 Free Website Accessibility Evaluation Analysis Tools

        Filed under: Accessibility (508), Accessible Design, Front-End Development, User Centered Design, Web Accessibility

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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Best practices to keep your website accessible

        Filed under: Accessibility (508)

The main objective of web accessibility is removing any limitation that will prevent interaction with, or access to your website, especially by people with disabilities. These disabilities can be visual, auditory, cognitive, and related to motor and seizure disorders. Although ensuring accessibility and 508 compliance require a very detailed review and ongoing monitoring of content … Continued

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