Web Accessibility

Top Accessibility Testing Tools

Top 5 Tools for whole of page accessibility

Note: its worth checking some of the findings reported as errors by these tools. Fore example, some may report missing labels for form input elements, and not all of them need labels, such as input elements that are of type image, the alt tag is sufficient. There is no foolproof tool, always use at least two.

  1. Firefox Accessibility Extension
    Firefox Toolbar
  2. Wave
    Online checker and Firefox Toolbar
  3. Web Accessibility Toolbar
    Internet Explorer Toolbar
  4. HTML CodeSniffer
    Bookmarklet
  5. Total Validator
    Evaluator for Windows, Mac, Linux, toolbar for Firefox and Seamonkey

Top tools for testing specific attributes