axe DevTools
(formerly WorldSpace Attest)

Enable dev teams to catch 50% now 70% of accessibility defects while they code.

Drive your accessibility defects toward zero, by integrating accessibility testing into your development process with axe DevTools.

How axe DevTools Works

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Overview

Axe DevTools is a toolkit for finding, preventing and fixing accessibility defects while you code. Axe DevTools integrates into your existing development tools so your team doesn’t have to worry about working with a new platform. Accessibility testing will simply become part of your development process.

Request a demo to learn more about axe DevTools.

Benefits of working with axe DevTools

Saves Time & Resources

Axe DevTools helps your web and mobile dev teams catch accessibility errors while coding, dramatically reducing the time and cost of manual accessibility testing down the line.

Get it Right the First Time

Use intelligent next generation rules and avoid false positives. Detect issues in cross-domain iframes, and only tests for content types that are actually on the page being tested.

Customized Solutions

Run custom rules, custom policy settings, and custom integrations with whatever testing frameworks your team uses today.

Secure High-Performance API

Axe DevTools has no external dependencies and runs without accessing and sending data to a server keeping your tests contained in a safe environment without affecting performance.

Take Action on Audits

Axe DevTools users are far more likely to follow through on Manual accessibility audit reports. Developers can test and validate their efforts as they work through audit reports.

Fast and Flexible

Axe DevTools is lightweight and easy to incorporate into web and mobile development processes. Speedy capabilities allow for inclusion in automated test suites that run every time code is updated.

Who is axe DevTools For?

  • Front-End Web Developers

    Axe DevTools includes an extension for in-browser testing to help developers understand and pinpoint accessibility issues in the context of a fully rendered page.

  • iOS and Android Developers

    Axe DevTools is available for both iOS and Android development environments.

  • Designers

    Axe DevTools enables designers to pass inclusive design principles easily across design and development teams.

  • Test Engineers

    Axe DevTools integrates with all modern integration testing frameworks so accessibility testing can run as part of your regular build tests.

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Wondering when to upgrade from the free axe extension?

* beta features

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axe-core library
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"Learn more" remediation resources
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Intelligent guided tests
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* beta features
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Test record manager & user dashboard
Included with Free extension
* beta features
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Export issues & limit test scope
Included with Free extension
* beta features
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CLI
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CI/CD integration
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On-prem installation option
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Custom rules support
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Enterprise support
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