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Re: testing for keyboard accessibility


From: Glenda Sims
Date: Sep 23, 2012 8:42AM


I totally agree with Jared on this. I think to comprehensively test for
web keyboard accessibility you need to use your keyboard.


From: Howard Kramer < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:57:38 -0600
Subject: [WebAIM] testing for keyboard accessibility
Does anyone have suggestions for testing web keyboard accessibility.
Achecker seems to catch certain types of scripts that restrict access to
mouse actions but it doesn't seem to catch everything. The functional
accessibility evaluator seems to also sometimes catch this. Manual tabbing
through a site and testing if a menu item responds to the enter key seems
more reliable. Any suggestions on this is appreciated.


Howard Kramer
AHG Conference Coordinator
Access Specialist

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