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Re: Automated WCAG testing tool that is also a good crawler


Date: Oct 31, 2017 8:10AM


Tanaguru <http://www.tanaguru.com/en/>; and thus its fork Asqatasun
<https://asqatasun.org> are able to crawl thousands of pages for a given
site, probably tens of thousands (I tested a few years ago with 20,000
pages I think).
The crawling was completely automated (or you can play and replay
scenarios) but I don't remember if they're able to throttle requests.

Ph. Vayssière
https://www.alsacreations.fr - https://www.alsacreations.com

Le 31/10/2017 à 14:40, Swift, Daniel P. a écrit :
> Roel:
> We use SortSite (about 80% of the way down the list). It sounds like it does everything that you are describing -- tops out at 15,000 pages I believe during its automated crawl. For the automated crawl, you pick a starting URL and it crawls secondary, tertiary, etc. pages from there. This setting is defined by the user so you can choose how 'deep' it crawls.
> I feel like the UI is a little dated, but it is working out well for us.
> Dan Swift
> Senior Web Specialist
> Enterprise Services
> West Chester University
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> Subject: [WebAIM] Automated WCAG testing tool that is also a good crawler
> I'm looking for an automated testing tool hat is *also* a good and reliable web crawler, meaning: it should be smart enough traverse a site structure at least three levels deep (and also knows when to stop, how to identify itself, throttle requests etc.).
> I've tested a dozen of the tools on the Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools List on the W3C site (https://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tools/). When enabling the filter 'Groups of web pages or web sites', I get a few tools, but it seems they only allow to add URLs manually. That's not what I'm looking for.
> Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> (BTW: I'm perfectly aware that only about 20% of WCAG can be tested reliably, and human judgement is necessary in most cases.)
> Thanks,
> Roel
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> Roel Van Gils
> Inclusive Design & Accessibility Expert at 11Ways
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