Join Joe Dolson for an in-depth discussion in this video Tools for testing, part of WordPress: Accessibility (2015).
- Testing tools are an invaluable part…of identifying issues and tracking…the ongoing accessibility of your websites and web software.…Let's look at a few specific tools,…and how you can use them.…I'm gonna start by looking at tenon.io.…Tenon.io is a web service.…It's an API-driven tool with a lot…of add-on tools that you can use…to execute it.…There's a Grunt plugin, which you can use…in your pre-build process, or a Gulp plugin…that you can also use.…
There's also a WordPress plugin…that you can install in your WordPress website…to run scheduled tests, or test a single page on the fly.…There are plugins for both Chrome and Firefox,…so you can build it directly into your browser…to test any site on the Web.…We're gonna take a quick look at this site,…running the Chrome plugin.…What the Chrome plugin will do…is simply check directly on the website.…Now, Tenon isn't a site for displaying results,…it's a site for executing tests.…
So what this gets you is not necessarily…the organization of results you'd get…with some other plugin.…
This course, merging WordPress coding with accessible web design techniques, helps you make sure your website meets modern accessibility standards. You'll learn how to use the power of WordPress to quickly build a beautiful and accessible website that can be used by people with different types of abilities. Author Joe Dolson provides a broad introduction to accessibility and then focuses on practical steps to make sure your WordPress themes, plugins, and content are accessible and usable to all.
- What is web accessibility?
- Understanding the benefits of accessibility
- Building accessible forms
- Adhering to theme guidelines
- Creating accessible navigation
- Working with images, media, and other accessible content
- Integrating plugins
- Testing your site for accessibility