Accessibility Testing

Accessibility testing is a form of usability testing to verify your website is usable by all people. Check out the W3C’s Accessibility Testing page for information on when testing should be done, testing requirements, who should test your site, etc.

Use the following tools and testing producers to evaluate your website for accessibility:

Accessibility Evaluation Resources

Accessibility Evaluation Resources is a multi-page resource by the W3C that outlines different approaches for evaluating websites for accessibility.

Assistive technology compatibility tests

Test results showing how different content types and standards behave in assistive technologies (AT) like screen readers.

Easy Checks – A First Review of Web Accessibility

A series of quick checks by the WAI that help you asses the accessibility of a web page.

How to Meet WCAG 2.0

A quick reference to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 requirements (success criteria) and techniques.

HTML5Accessibility

This site tests which new HTML5 features are accessibly supported by major browsers.

Site Scan

The Site Scan tool on Microsoft Edge Dev Center checks for out-of-date libraries, layout issues, and accessibility issues.

Web Accessibility Checker

A Visual Studio extension that performs accessibility checks on any ASP.NET web application.

Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools List

A list of web accessibility evaluation tools to help determine if websites meet accessibility guidelines.