Testing for Web Accessibility With Accessibility Insights

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Understand web accessibility fundamentals and how accessibility is assessed

Administer automated checks and understand the test results

Conduct manual tests to evaluate a site's compliance against the WCAG AA specification

2 hours
Intermediate
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to administer automated checks, understand the test results, and conduct manual accessibility tests to evaluate whether a site is perceivable, operable, understandable, and robust. By the end of the project, you will have generated an accessibility report by running industry-leading automated tests and basic manual tests. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • Software Testing

  • Web Accessibility

  • HTML

  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Automated Testing - Running automated accessibility tests and interpreting its results.

  2. Testing for Perceivability - Manual testing of how a person using assistive technology would perceive the web page.

  3. Testing for Operability - Manual testing to evaluate whether a person using assistive technology could operate the web page.

  4. Testing for Understandability - Manual testing to evaluate how understandable the web page's interface and content is.

  5. Testing for Robustness - Testing the page in a variety of circumstances common to users with disabilities.

  6. Exporting the Results - Annotating accessibility issues and exporting the results for further remediation.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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