ARC — a new weapon against accessibility bugs

Why do we need accessibility testing?

The ARC Platform traits

How it works

Getting the installation done

What to look for in the ARC report

The ARC Toolkit — extension for a quick check

Installing and applying the Toolkit

Scan sections, not pages

How do the Toolkit and platform versions differ?

  1. Using the Toolkit extension, you can not change the engine (it’s ARC only) and a WCAG version (the 2.1 version is the only one available).
  2. You can not automate testing using the extension.

Pros and cons of ARC for accessibility testing

  1. You get informative reports and suggestions for fixing issues.
  2. You can switch between different engines and WCAG versions for a more precise check.
  3. You can integrate the ARC check into your automated testing pipeline.
  1. It does not allow for screen reader testing.
  1. It can’t check keyboard focus, keyboard navigation, etc.

Prices

Let’s make accessibility the new norm!

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