Accessibility evaluation tool WAVE

Michael S Elledge elledge at msu.edu
Mon Mar 10 20:55:20 UTC 2008


I've found WebAIM to be a great resource, and the WAVE to be a useful 
tool, although it doesn't seem to provide the depth of analysis that the 
U-Toronto Accessibility Checker provides (that can be either a drawback 
or a benefit, depending on the circumstances  :-) ) .

Mike

Eli Cochran wrote:
> I just got an email from Berkeley Web Accessibility Group pointing me 
> to WAVE, a tool published by WebAIM which does an automated site 
> accessibility report, similar to the W3C validation tools. 
>
> http://wave.webaim.org/
>
> They have also released a Firefox plug-in that allows for local 
> evaluations, nothing sent to the server. 
>
> http://wave.webaim.org/toolbar
>
> I briefly messed about with the plug-in and it seems useful. Perhaps 
> someone with more experience with accessibility can do a 
> more thorough evaluation. 
>
> Before today, I hadn't heard of WebAIM. Anyone have an opinion about 
> this group in general? Should we be linking to them? Working with them?
>
> - Eli 
>
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>
> Eli Cochran
> user interaction developer
> ETS, UC Berkeley
>
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