Accessibility Testing

What is Accessibility Testing?

What is accessibility Testing? Accessibility testing is the technique of making sure that your product is accessibility compliant. There could be many reasons why your product needs to be accessibility compliant as stated above. Accessibility testing is a type of systems testing designed to determine whether individuals with disabilities will be able to use the system in question, which could be software, hardware, or some other type of system. Disabilities encompass a wide range of physical problems, including learning disabilities as well as difficulties with sight, hearing and movement.

Why accessibility Testing?
Typical accessibility problems can be classified into following four groups, each of them with different access difficulties and issues:
Visual impairments Such as blindness, low or restricted vision, or color blindness. User with visual impairments uses assistive technology software that reads content loud. User with weak vision can also make text larger with browser setting or magnificent setting of operating system.
Motor skills Such as the inability to use a keyboard or mouse, or to make fine movements.
Hearing impairments Such as reduced or total loss of hearing
Cognitive abilities Such as reading difficulties, dyslexia or memory

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