Day 8 – Books about Accessibility

Day 8 Challenge is to read a book about accessibility. Here are a few options: Inclusive Design Patterns by Heydon Pickering. The book is very easy to read and understand. It is built around the things you wish to create, instead of the checklist of how you would test them. Also it has a stunning design. …

Accessibility Testing Tools

Introduction Before actually introducing the tools I just need to give a fair warning that those tools are not a replacement for a manual tester. No matter how good automated tools are, still most of the testing is done manually, by a tester who is familiar with accessibility principles and guidelines. So, use the tools …

Day 2 – Use a tool like WAVE to scan a web page for accessibility problems.

Introduction The Challenge for Day 2 of the 30 Days of Accessibility Testing was: Use a tool like WAVE to scan a web page for accessibility problems. For this challenge I used the WAVE Firefox extension to test the Jerusalem Cinematheque English home page. Issues found by WAVE The tool found 4 types of errors …

Day 1 – Diversity of Disabilities and The Effects of Aging 

Introduction The Challenge for Day 1 of the 30 Days of Accessibility Testing was: Learn about the diversity of disabilities and the effects of aging Both links mentioned in the original challenge of the day were very interesting to read. The one about Diversity of Web Users and the other about Web Accessibility and Older …