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Re: your thoughts on the WCAG test procedures


From: Dhananjay Bhole
Date: Jun 22, 2020 11:14AM


We need not follow all the sufficient techniques for testing SC. They
are context based. The tester has to understand scenario and choose
specific technique that suit it.

If you have registered account, You can refer Deque university Web
accessibility carriculam 2.0 WCAG section in which specific scenario
of particular SC is explained.


On 6/22/20, Jeremy Echols < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> We've found that accessibility insights is a wonderful shortcut for getting
> at a pretty baseline "this page is okay": https://accessibilityinsights.io/
> It probably doesn't cover every single SC, but for us, at least, its
> combination of automated tests and very in-depth "guided" manual tests is
> extremely helpful. It's still a huge endeavor to test a site, but this at
> least gives us a consistent way to test and discuss each page we are
> analyzing.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > On Behalf Of
> Julius Charles Serrano
> Sent: Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:47
> Subject: [WebAIM] your thoughts on the WCAG test procedures
> Hi all.
> First I want to acknowledge and thank you all for the extremely helpful
> discussions and information you are providing in this group.
> I'd like to get your thoughts on the test procedures for the WCAG success
> criteria. Going through WCAG, I find that most success criteria have
> multiple sufficient techniques and failures, each one having its own test
> procedures.
> Example:
> * Sufficient Technique for SC 1.3.1 > Situation A > ARIA11 > Test
> procedure:
> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/Techniques/aria/ARIA11.html*tests__;Iw!!C5qS4YX3!Q8dMmpacbBJAnvCN5gs6E1iSr1tvjyZq0qPlyVDpRYfDoA-Tp1Q2m7qFQzkb4SEDNQ$
> * Failure for SC 1.3.1 > F2 > Test procedure
> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/Techniques/failures/F2.html*tests__;Iw!!C5qS4YX3!Q8dMmpacbBJAnvCN5gs6E1iSr1tvjyZq0qPlyVDpRYfDoA-Tp1Q2m7qFQzncTfkmeQ$
> I see how this can result to a very comprehensive accessibility test,
> however, my gut feel is that it would take a very long time to test a page
> if we go through each test procedure.
> Please can you share your thoughts - is there another way of looking at it?
> I'm open to other perspectives. Also, your techniques in using the test
> procedures would be very useful.
> Thank you for reading my message and I look forward to hearing from you.
> Julius
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Dhananjay Bhole,
Accessibility evangelist,
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