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Re: testing for keyboard accessibility


From: Jared Smith
Date: Sep 21, 2012 2:09PM

It's very difficult to test keyboard accessibility in an automated
way. Automated tools can detect markup or patterns that *might* result
in keyboard issues (such as elements with mouse dependent event
handlers, or non-focusable elements that have event handlers), but to
truly ensure keyboard accessibility you need to use an actual
keyboard. Fortunately this is pretty easy to test.