Category: tools

Force Focus Tools

When testing web accessibility, missing visual focus indicators is a “violation” of 2.4.7 Focus Visible. And when it fails, it also makes other checkpoints difficult to test (for sighted testers) such as focus order.

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To get around this problem, here are a few tools to help force a visual indication of keyboard focus. Keep in mind that sometimes the tool doesn’t work, usually due to extremely poor markup and lack of keyboard access entirely.

Do you know any others?

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Color Contrast Tools

Here are some tools that specifically check for color contrast accessibility issues on websites. And a few related links below. Know any others?

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WCAG Cheat Sheets

Here are some great checklists and filtering tools for the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines—WCAG 2.0. Know any others?

W3C WCAG 2.0

Tools & Code Examples for ARIA Development

Here are some good tools, code examples, and other resources for developing with WAI-ARIA. Know any other good recent ones?

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