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Accessibility Testing Tool list

May 31, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

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… Finish Reading “Accessibility Testing Tool list”

WAI – ARIA Landmark navigation extension

May 15, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

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.… Finish Reading “WAI – ARIA Landmark navigation extension”

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Tips for developers: Get your website teted for accessibility – Part 2 – Operable

May 9, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

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… Finish Reading “Tips for developers: Get your website teted for accessibility – Part 2 – Operable”

Tip for Developers: Get your website tested for accessibility -Part 1 Perceivable

April 10, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Quite often, I receive emails from non-profit organizations asking if I can help them with accessibility testing for their newly built website. I also see most of them do not get built accessibility in mind though many of them are for organizations who offer services to people with disabilities. This post illustrate a few tips… Finish Reading “Tip for Developers: Get your website tested for accessibility -Part 1 Perceivable”

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 First Public Working Draft has been published – have your say!

March 1, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

It was in 2008, Web Accessibility Initiative Group of W3C has announced Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 as a candid recommendation. Since then, there has beena lot of of improvements and changes in technologies. For more than a year now, Accessibility Guidelines Working Group have been working hard to introduce extended version of WCAG… Finish Reading “Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 First Public Working Draft has been published – have your say!”

Digital Accessibility – what Non-profit, Corporate and Education sector can do?

December 27, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

This is a presentation I have made at a panel discussion held on 19th December, 2016 at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Slides Full Text Thank you for having me here. Good to see many of my old friends! Firstly, let’s celebrate the passage of The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill; although it’s not… Finish Reading “Digital Accessibility – what Non-profit, Corporate and Education sector can do?”

Idea to spread awareness about Accessibility to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities

October 24, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

As you all know 3rd December is marked as International Day of Persons with Disabilities and a lot of activities around the world. Here are some ideas to raise awareness about disability and accessibility. Mini Accessibility Showcase : We can create mini accessibility showcase absolutely at no cost but will have a great impact. Here… Finish Reading “Idea to spread awareness about Accessibility to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities”

Accessibility status of state government websites in India

July 18, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Today, it’s heartening to see there is so much momentum going on to make India inclusive, I thought, it’s important that websites of all state governments are accessible. As I am a believer that inclusion happens when there is awareness created among the stakeholders. So I have done a quick accessibility test using aXe extension… Finish Reading “Accessibility status of state government websites in India”

Should websites include Accessibility Options? May be and may be not…

June 3, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

In 2013, posted about Accessibility options and Browser Accessibility options and still I see concept of including accessibility is still exist in the minds of web authors. So wanted to reiterate as to why we do not recommend accessibility options embed on to the website. I still agree that having such options like Increase Font… Finish Reading “Should websites include Accessibility Options? May be and may be not…”

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Summary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 23, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

We have posted a few posts to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day and we continue to put in efforts to raise awareness about accessibility. Besides, here is a quick Summary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day. At Informatica Informatica has hosted an internal awareness event to its employees. Event includes a presentation on accessibility in general… Finish Reading “Summary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day”

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