Why choose the axe-core® standard?
Powering axe Tools, Google Lighthouse, our competition’s tools and thousands more around the world, axe-core is one of the most important elements of web accessibility testing ever invented.
Why trust axe-core?
Axe-core ends the debate over WCAG testing automation with 4,500+ contributions from Deque & other experts around the world.
No false positives
The axe manifesto ensures accuracy in your test results.
No expertise required
Automated accessibility testing alongside regular functional testing with no WCAG expertise needed.
What good is finding more issues in your automated tests if they are wrong?
Axe-core can automatically detect more issues by volume than any other tool – without producing false positives. Wasting time on inaccurate results kills momentum and erodes trust.
Numbers don't lie
- 900,000,000+ Downloads of axe-core
- 950+ Tools that run axe-core
- 4,500+ Contributions to axe-core
Maintaining digital accessibility compliance at scale is difficult.
Rely on automation to catch the common issues, leaving the tricky stuff for the experts. The efficiency of this balanced automated + manual approach is the secret to achieving large scale accessibility.
Which laws & standards does axe-core support?
Axe-core has different types of rules, for WCAG 2.0, 2.1, 2.2 on level A, AA and AAA as well as a number of best practices that help you identify common accessibility practices.