Accessibility Testing Tool list

Web Accessibility
This list is intended for Windows environment but most of these should work on Mac OSX too. aXe by Deque Color Contrast Analyzer WAVE extensions for Firefox and Chrome Bookmarklets by Paul J Adam NVDA - a Free and open source screen reader for Windows Accessibility Evaluation Report Templates by W3C Accessibility Developer Tools for Chrome Related reading: Dynomapper's post on 25 Awesome Accessibility Testing Tools
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Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) – a recap of celebrations in India

GAAD
Wow, this year's Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) was bigger than ever before; so it is difficult for me to write full recap in one post; hence this post focuses on what has happened in India and next post will talk about events around the world. My day started off with event at PayPal India. It's great to have spoken at an office that I worked earlier. It's amazing to see some of the initiatives that I have started at PayPal India like Accessibility session for new hires, Accessibility Showcase are continued. Phani, Director of Payment products welcomed the gathering; he has done a good research on accessibility for his talk. Then I spoke about Accessibility of Digital Payments. Then Nawaz Khan of PayPal spoke about JavaScript and Accessibility of…
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Accessibility of Digital Payments

Presentations
This is a presentation have done on the eve of Global Accessibility Awareness Day at PayPal on 18th May 2017. Slides Full Text Full text is work in progress and will be available soon. Apologies - just in midst of too many happenings, couldn't write full text on time as I usually do. Photos Read Tweets about GAAD event at PayPal
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WAI – ARIA Landmark navigation extension

Web Accessibility
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of W3C, a few years ago, introduced landmark roles (also known as landmarks") for easy navigation of web page. An introduction to ARIA landmark roles: The purpose of this technique is to provide programmatic access to sections of a web page. Landmark roles (or "landmarks") programmatically identify sections of a page. Landmarks help assistive technology (AT) users orient themselves to a page and help them navigate easily to various sections of a page. They also provide an easy way for users of assistive technology to skip over blocks of content that are repeated on multiple pages and notify them of programmatic structure of a page. For instance, if there is a common navigation menu found on every page, landmark roles (or "landmarks") can be used to…
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Tips for developers: Get your website teted for accessibility – Part 2 – Operable

Accessibility Testing, Accessibility Tips
This is Part 2 of 4 parts on how a developer should get their website or application tested for accessibility. Objective of this series is to provide easy method of accessibility testing to developers so that they can test as they code. This is how we would achive accessibility right at the development and design stage. These tips would not only be helpful to developers but also to interaction designers who decides interaction of elements and those who develop prototypes. This Part 2 is related to Operable section of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. Question: How to test for keyboard accessibility? Answer: Load the page. Press CTRL + Home (Windows), this will take focus to the top of the page. Then use tab key to move from one element to…
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