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Validate and Check Your Site’s Accessibility against WAI (WCAG) and Section 508

online accessibility validation tool If you are determined to make your site comply with the latest provisions in the accessibility code, you may find it’s a pain in the ass to check point by point against the checklist of WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) and Section 508.

Yep, it sure is with so many check points for your web page styles and content building, until you find the right online tools to check them on your behalf automatically and free.

Content Quality is the web content accessibility validation solution by HiSoftware. Supply the URL, and the system will instantly provide a detailed analysis of how you are doing with the guidelines of either Section 508 or WCAG (Priority 1, Priority 2, Priority 3). Not only that, it also provides you the option to emulate quite a few of browsers in the process such as: IE6, IE5, Opera 3 … (God this is old)

Anyway, a great tool to validate your web pages against these accessibility guidelines.

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3 replies on “Validate and Check Your Site’s Accessibility against WAI (WCAG) and Section 508”

For the WCAG 2.0, we can try ATRC web checker which is still on a development stage. It against some guidelines: WCAG 1.0, WCAG 2.0, BITV 1.0, Section 508, etc.

I’m looking to see if the WordPress Thesis theme is compliant, so I thought I’d test this URL at contentquality.com. I was amused to see it failed – there are some images with the tag empty…..

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