Accessibility Developer Tools Extension - Exercise

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Accessibility Developer Tools Extension - Exercise

Accessibility Developer Tools Extension

Duration: 5 to 15 minutes.
  1. Visit the Chrome Webstore page for the Accessibility Developer Tools extension from a Chrome browser.
  2. Install the extension and restart Chrome.
  3. Visit a website of your choice and use the tools to evaluate how well the page presents code in a manner friendly for users who employ assistive technology like screen readers:
    • Right-click on any part of the page and select "Inspect".
    • Select the "Audit" panel.
    • Check the "Accessibility" option.
    • Run the audit.

The results shown in the screenshot below give a sense of how well the page uses meaningful alt tags, marks up elements, codes forms, and other aspects of how friendly the code is for users who employ assistive technology.

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