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

Clock2 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop 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 TestingWeb AccessibilityHtmlCascading Style Sheets (CCS)

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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