Accessibility Testing Checklist

The Accessibility Testing Checklist is a document that outlines the criteria for ensuring that an application or website is accessible to all users. It includes items such as color contrast, keyboard navigation, text readability, audio and video accessibility, and how well the application meets the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). It also covers topics like text alternatives, language support, labels and form elements, and document structure. In addition, it outlines best practices for accessibility testing, such as using automated tools to conduct tests, ensuring the application is usable by people with disabilities, and testing across multiple browsers.

  • Test for keyboard accessibility.
  • Test for screen reader compatibility.
  • Test for color contrast.
  • Test for font size and readability.
  • Test for consistency of navigation.
  • Test for alternative text for images.
  • Test for audio and video content.
  • Test for time-based media.
  • Test for data tables and charts.
  • Test for user control of time-outs.
  • Test for page titles and headings.
  • Test for form field labels and instructions.
  • Test for language attributes.
  • Test for page loading performance.
  • Test for page zoom functionality.
  • Test for page resizing functionality.
  • Test for descriptive link text.
  • Test for error messages.
  • Test for link purpose.
  • Test for link functionality.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is accessibility testing?

    Accessibility testing is the process of testing a website, application or other technology to ensure that it is accessible to people who are disabled or have special needs. It involves testing to ensure that users with disabilities can access and use the technology in the same way that other users do.

  • What criteria must be considered while testing accessibility?

    The criteria that must be considered while testing accessibility include keyboard accessibility, screen reader compatibility, color contrasts, text size, images and links, audio/video content, and overall usability.

  • What are the most commonly used tools for accessibility testing?

    The most commonly used tools for accessibility testing include WebAIM’s WAVE,, ChromeVox, aXe, and WAVE Evaluation Tool.