5 free test tools: A11yTO meetup

Posted on Friday, 17 August 2018 by John McNabb

#a11yTO Meetup logo with pictures of some generic household tools

#a11yTO (Accessibility Toronto) hosted a meetup at Hacker You where Bill Anstice and I gave a talk on how to test a website for accessibility using 5 free test tools. We selected these tools to provide good coverage in finding various accessibility issues. The 5 free tools are:

  1. keyboard
  2. Windows Magnifier
  3. Colour Contrast Analyser
  4. aXe
  5. NVDA

If the embedded slides don’t show for you, then you can get to them directly at SlideShare or download the PowerPoint file.


Some of the attendees tweeted about the meetup. Here are some examples…

About John McNabb

John McNabb (@JohnKMcNabb) is an Accessibility Engineer at The Paciello Group. Prior to TPG he worked in the banking and telecom sectors on web and mobile accessibility. John volunteers with #a11yTO, which organizes accessibility meetups in Toronto, as well as a yearly camp and conference.


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