Business Issues -> Compliance
By: Peter Abrahams, Practice Leader - Accessibility and Usability, Bloor Research
Published: 8th April 2011
Copyright Bloor Research © 2011
There are many occasions when I want to be able to do a quick evaluation of a web site or a group of sites. To enable me to do this quickly and consistently I have developed a set of tests that I can complete in a quarter of an hour. The tests will indicate the level of accessibility of a website. It will not show every wrinkle in the website but give a good view of the level of intent of the owner to make the site accessible, ranging from: Not aware/do not care, through trying to improve, through to ensuring accessibility is integral to the design and content.
I am publishing them for three reasons:
Since this article was originally published the 15 Minute Test has been enhanced and updated, and published as part of First Seven Steps to Accessible Websites, the test is the first of the seven steps.
Posted: 8th April 2011 | By Babu :
I totally agree with you regarding these smoke tests and its very useful and quick checklist too.
Posted: 13th April 2011 | By essjay :
unfortunately this page is slightly inaccessible as the text colour in the tables is the same as the background colour!
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