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Published On: Mar 01 2023
Written By: Krishnan Sethuraman
Accessibility testing is a type of system testing designed to determine whether individuals with disabilities will be able to use the system. A good application should be accessible even to older people and people who are not very litterate.
Many countries like USA, UK, Ireland etc, have rules and regulations that make accessibility testing mandatory for websites and web applications. Companies can be sued if they fail accessibility testing.
People with disablities use assistive technologies which helps them in operating a software. Speech recognition software, screen reader software, screen magnification software are some of the assistive technologies that people use.
Accessibility testing can be performed by manual and automated ways.
What to check for in manual accessibility testing
Tools that can be used to perform accessibility testing
Sort site is widely used in the industry and is quite popular. It is a paid software. There are also many opensource alternatives like Pa11y.
Love this video tutorial on accessibility testing
Accessibility scan on this site using Sort site