Accessibility Testing Tools for Navigation
Web accessibility evaluation tools help examine if a web resource meets accessibility standards. Although these tools are based on the same accessibility principles, each tool operates based on its own set of evaluation criteria. These tools will only provide means to perform an evaluation with, and will not automatically determine whether a web resource is accessible.
|Firefox Accessibility Extension||FAE||WAVE 3.0||AIS Toolbar|
Functional Accessibility Evaluator (FAE) analyzes web resources for markup that is consistent with the use of CITES/DRES HTML Best Practices for development of functionally accessible and interoperable web resources.
Testing from FAE Website
- Test a single URL by entering the URL into the form.
- Create a sign-in for testing multiple URLs or an entire website.
Testing from Firefox Accessibility Extension
If you are browsing with Firefox and have Firefox Accessibility Extension installed, running FAE from the Extension offers a different way of testing accesibility of a single page you are currently browsing.
- Test Evaluation Summaries : Features links to detailed page report
- Test Evaluation Percentages : Breakdown of the test results by subcategories
- Detailed report indicating Pass/Fail of each testing requirements
WAVE 3.0 Accessiblity Tool Website
The WAVE 3.0 Accessibility Tool enables the user to adjust the preferences setting of the tool so that the user is able to check for specific accessibility issues without being overwhelmed by other testing elements. Refer to the Index of WAVE Icons and Associated Accessibility Standards for the testing choices you need.
- Displays current preferences setting
- Select desired choices in each section
- Verify that Current WAVE Preferrences are set to your specification.
- : Enter the URL and submit.
The Web Accessibility Toolbar is provided by the Accessible Information Solutions (AIS) team of Vision Australia. The AIS Toolbar helps with the examination of web pages for a variety of accessibility aspects by identifying components of the web resource and simulating user experience.
The AIS Toolbar is used with Microsoft Internet Explorer.