Tag: web accessibility

Are CAPTCHA accessible?

        Filed under: Accessibility (508)

CAPTCHA (acronym for “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”) is a challenge-response test that is utilized to determine whether or not the user is human or an automated script (also known as robot). This method is popular to prevent spam generated in form submissions, and is usually based upon an … Continued

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Most common issues in web accessibility

        Filed under: Accessibility (508)

These are the most common issues we find when testing web accessibility: Inadequate use of headings in the content of the pages The software used by people with sight disabilities, called page readers, reads the content of a website according to the meaning of its HTML code. In plain English, HTML offers different types of … 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’sĀ order, coherence, etc). 508 compliance testing … Continued

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