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Re: Make reports on the accessibility of a website


From: Detlev Fischer
Date: Apr 24, 2017 2:51AM

Hi Juliette,

If your testing will be conformance-oriented you may want to base your report on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0). One free non-proprietary tool for testing is the WCAG-EM Report Tool

... which is an implementation of the WCAG Evaluation methodology

The tool has a reporting function - you can save results locally. I am not sure about printing / exporting options.

I am not sure however whether the tool is really suited for people who are beginners (you said you would train a team of people with disabilities). Just to note a difference to other national or company-specific tools, the WCAG-EM report tool does not beak down complex Success Criteria like 1.3.1 Info and relationships into individual checkpoints (like check headings, check lists, check inline mark-up, check table mark-up, etc) which can be helpful. It also does not give you an operatiomnal protocol - you would have to resort to tests included in the WCAG Techniques and Failures for that ( https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG-TECHS/ ).

I hope that helps! Detlev

Detlev Fischer
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Juliette schrieb am 24.04.2017 09:15:

> Hello,
> I would like to learn how to make a report on the accessibility of a
> website. I would like to be able to check what are the problems within a
> website and give advice on how to improve the accessibility of a website.
> Is there any free resources, methodology or training available?
> My goal is then, to train a team of people with disabilities who will get
> paid to run accessibility testing.
> Any advice or support is more than welcome :)
> Thanks a lot.
> Best Regards,
> --
> Juliette
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