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Re: Web accessibility evaluation tool


From: Rabab Gomaa
Date: May 24, 2012 3:11PM

Hello Reinhard,

Yes I use the Wave toolbar. I find it very useful because it gives the levels of heading, alt, start and end of list as well as headers/IDs of complex table... It makes assessment much easier.

Re: how accessible is the toolbar for blind: I am not sure.

>>> "Reinhard Stebner" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > 5/24/2012 3:38 pm >>>

Have you used the Wave toolbar and how accessible is the toolbar for blind

-----Original Message-----
[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Rabab Gomaa
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2012 3:02 PM
To: aman jain; <EMAIL REMOVED>
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Web accessibility evaluation tool

Hello Aman,

There is no tool that does 100% accessibility evaluation. Accessibility
evaluation takes a manual assessment and functional evaluation with screen
readers. Tools can help in checking some of the validation.

Those are some Firefox extensions that can help:
- Wave Toolbar
- Web Developer Toolbar
- Firebug

For the coding level:
- WCAG 2.0 techniques and failures can be a good thing to start with. The
WCAG quick ref is easy to use www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/quickref/.

- Check also http://webaim.org/intro/#training and

Good luck,
>>> aman jain < <EMAIL REMOVED> > 5/24/2012 2:19 pm >>>

I am new to this group and belongs to India. I want to do some
research on Web accessibility evaluation tool. Can i get any help at
coding level also can i get some comparison between various tools.

Aman Jain
M.Tech(Information System) Final Year
Delhi Technological University
(Formerly Delhi College of Engineering)