Accessibility testing is a subset of usability testing that determines whether a given webpage is usable by persons with disabilities such as color blindness.
Note: Only web projects can be assessed for accessibility testing. There will be no option to activate accessibility testing for projects other than the Web.
Avo Assure supports the following standards for performing Accessibility Testing on any URL:
The rules, description, and impacts are displayed below for respective standards:
- 1.The user has to click the Execute button, and the Execution Profile window will be displayed.
- 2.The user has to click the Create Profile button, and the Create Execution Profile window will be displayed.
- 3.The user has to enter the profile name in the Enter Profile Name field.
- 4.The user has to select the required Scenario and click the Execution Parameter icon. The Execution Parameter window will be displayed.
- 5.If required. The user has to enter the data parameterization in the Data Parameterization field.
- 6.The user has to select the required condition from the Condition drop-down.
- 7.The user has to select all the accessibility standards from the Select Accessibility Standards drop-down. And click the Save button.
- 8.The user has to select the Avo Agent/Avo Grid from the Select Avo Agent / Avo Grid drop-down.
- 9.The user has to select the browser from the Select Browser drop-down.
- Accessibility testing can be performed ONLY on Avo Assure's scenario(s).
- Accessibility testing cannot be performed via:
- Scheduling the scenario.
- Execution API.
- Module containing the scenario.
- Batch containing the scenario.
- Reports of accessibility testing cannot be accessed via Reports API.
- Accessibility testing is supported on browsers that support ECMAScript 5 or above, except for the ‘Internet Explorer browser, which does not support ECMAScript 5 but can be used for accessibility testing.
- Accessibility Testing can be executed on valid HTML documents only.
- Accessibility Testing can be executed on web pages only. Accessibility testing cannot be performed if the following extension files are launched via the browser,
- PDF files (.pdf)
- ZIP files (.zip / .7z )
- Document files (.docx)
- Dis Images (.dmg)