ResourcesWe believe that sharing and collaboration make the web a friendly and more accessible place. We provide our accessibility testing tools free for everyone to use. We also welcome contributions to our code samples and accessibility support references. Help us improve accessibility and make the web more enjoyable for everyone.
Accessibility testing toolsWe like to make accessibility evaluation as efficient as possible. These tools make light work of many accessibility tasks, and they’re all free of charge.
- Colour Contrast Analyser (CCA)
- Helps you determine the color legibility of text, and images of text.
- Web Accessibility Toolbar (WAT)
- Helps you evaluate a web page for accessibility and standards conformance. (This tool is no longer in active development)
- Accessibility Viewer (aViewer)
- Lets you inspect web content for accessibility information based on MSAA, iAccessible2, UIAutomation and ARIA.
- ARC Toolkit
- A professional level single-page accessibility testing tool available on the Google Chrome store.
Accessibility projectsWe’re curious about accessibility and the way it works in the real world. It’s a constantly evolving field, so why not help us keep these references up-to-date?
- html5accessibility.com – current accessibility support status of HTML5 features across major browsers
- Inclusive Design Principles – 7 key ingredients for inclusive design
- Inclusive Design 24 – annual, free online conference of 24 talks over 24 hours on inclusive design
- Teach Access – training and collaboration with people with disabilities in higher education
- Cupper – an inclusive pattern library and style guide builder
- Jaws bug tracker – documentation for VFO software support of Web standards (HTML, CSS, SVG and ARIA)
- GitHub HTML5 accessibility mappings – Implementation status for HTML5 accessibility
- TPG Mobile Accessibility Testing for Android and iOS (PDF, 2.6MB)
- This guide outlines how to test for accessibility on Android and iOS. It provides an overview of accessibility settings and how to use them, for example, using TalkBack, VoiceOver, zoom, switch and testing tools.