A11y Tester for WordPress
Test accessibility of your WordPress pages and posts right from the admin dashboard!
Our goal is to make accessibility testing seamless and integrated into the WordPress ecosystem. Ensure your content is accessible to all, including those using assistive technologies, with just the click of a button.
What is Web Accessibility?
Web accessibility, often abbreviated as a11y, is the inclusive practice of ensuring that websites and web applications are usable by as many people as possible. This includes individuals with disabilities such as vision impairments, hearing loss, and cognitive disabilities. Implementing web accessibility features not only broadens your audience but also complies with legal standards like the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
By prioritizing accessibility, businesses and developers unlock a myriad of benefits, including enhanced user experience, increased audience reach, and potentially better search engine rankings. When a website is accessible, it caters to a broader spectrum of users, including those using assistive technologies like screen readers, Braille terminals, and voice recognition software.
Poor web accessibility implementation can lead to frustrating user experiences, limited access to essential information, and potential legal repercussions. Ensuring that your website is accessible is not merely an act of social responsibility but a critical aspect of modern web development.
Installation and Usage
Installing and using A11y Tester is easy:
- Download the latest release
- Install through the WordPress plugins screen
- Activate the plugin
- Navigate to the post or page you want to test
- Run the accessibility test
The plugin comes with predefined CSS styles to make the results readable and organized. Customization options are available. For the latest information please see the GitHub Repository
License and Contributions
This plugin is released under the GPLv3 License. Contributions are welcome!
For further queries and support, visit our GitHub repository and submit an issue.