Web Accessibility

WAI-ARIA Cheat Sheets

A curated list of WAI-ARIA cheat sheets from around the web. Please do comment if any new cheat sheets are found. Please also check our WCAG Cheat Sheets & Mobile Accessibility cheat sheets. Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) defines ways to make Web content and Web applications (especially those developed with Ajax and JavaScript) more… Read more WAI-ARIA Cheat Sheets

WCAG Cheat Sheets

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is developed through the W3C process in cooperation with individuals and organizations around the world, with a goal of proving a single shared standard for web content accessibility that meets the needs of individuals, organizations, and governments internationally. The WCAG documents explain how to make web content more accessible to… Read more WCAG Cheat Sheets

24 Browser Extensions to Perform Accessibility Testing Effectively

The following browser extensions will help evaluate various accessibility testing tasks. This list is continuously updating so please feel free to add more extensions in the comments or notify if any of the extensions are outdated. Chrome Extensions aXe Chrome Extension by Deque Labs Automated accessibility testing tools must return zero false positives, so that… Read more 24 Browser Extensions to Perform Accessibility Testing Effectively

aXE Open source Accessibility Rules Engine by Deque Systems

Deque Systems a leading Accessibility company has open sourced their accessibility rules engine aXE which is a light weight JavaScript library that will work with any modern browser & technology. Developers can leverage the aXe rules engine to automate their accessibility scans & get more accurate results, with more than 15yrs of experience Deque Systems… Read more aXE Open source Accessibility Rules Engine by Deque Systems

3.2.4 Consistent Identification

3.2.4 Consistent Identification: Components that have the same functionality within a set of Web pages are identified consistently. (Level AA) The guideline states that functional components (elements) that appear repeatedly in a set of web pages must have the same name/label. Assistive aid users heavily rely on these functional elements for quick navigation & understanding… Read more 3.2.4 Consistent Identification

3.2.3 Consistent Navigation

3.2.3 Consistent Navigation: Navigational mechanisms that are repeated on multiple Web pages within a set of Web pages occur in the same relative order each time they are repeated, unless a change is initiated by the user. (Level AA) Understanding this success criteria According to this checkpoint each page contains some common user interface components… Read more 3.2.3 Consistent Navigation

Accessible Jquery and HTML5 Media Players

Below are few of the accessible media players, I tested most of them & as they claim all of them work well with a screen reader. I added few resources along with the list of accessible media players. Nomensa‚Äôs media player The Nomensa accessible media player is a flexible multimedia solution for websites and intranets.… Read more Accessible Jquery and HTML5 Media Players

Accessibility Conferences and Events

updated April 11-2015 We are in the process of putting the list of accessibility conferences that take place regularly. If there is a conference that we have missed please mention it in the comments section &it will be added to the list. The Guelph Accessibility Conference To raise awareness (and encourage action) among educators, IT… Read more Accessibility Conferences and Events