Writing Automated Tests for Accessibility

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Web accessibility is all about making sites and applications that everyone can use, especially people with disabilities. With a rather large list of competing priorities when building for the web, from accessibility to performance to security, it makes sense to automate parts of the process. Manual testing is a necessity for accessibility, however, a certain amount of the effort can and should be spent on… Continue Reading Writing Automated Tests for Accessibility

Scaling Accessibility with WorldSpace Attest

a team of young professionals in a meeting gathered around a laptop and working on catching a11y errors with WorldSpace Attest

In this post, accessibility evangelist and senior front-end engineer Marcy Sutton explores how to scale accessibility with WorldSpace Attest, which helps catch accessibility issues early on in the development process. Marcy demonstrates how to use Attest with a walk-through of a typical front front-end integration testing workflow, with step-by step instructions on how to use the tool. Continue Reading Scaling Accessibility with WorldSpace Attest

Introducing aXe 2.0!

Axe The accessibility engine

It's here! We're excited to announce the launch of aXe 2.0, an updated version of our open source accessibility testing engine! We've made improvements to many rules and checks, introduced a plugin system, added configuration options, and enhanced our project's infrastructure. Read this post by Marcy Sutton, Deque's a11y evangelist and senior front-end developer to learn more about why the latest version of aXe is better than ever, and how you can get involved. Continue Reading Introducing aXe 2.0!

From the Experts: Deque’s Approach to Web Accessibility

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As part of our continuing series on accessible marketing, Deque recently contributed the following guest blog post for our marketing partners at The Whole Brain Group. We shared our approach to web accessibility based on our extensive experience, and we hope it helps our efforts to make digital content accessible to all users. Follow #a11ymktgon Twitter to keep up with the content posted during the… Continue Reading From the Experts: Deque’s Approach to Web Accessibility