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When we talk about an accessible software we mean a digital product that can be operated and understood by anyone. Have you thought about how many physical interactions you need when you post something on a social media app, for instance?

Today, in the Global Accessibility Awareness Day, I would like to share my experience working at Wolox with three powerful tools that will help you to test your digital product for accessibility and make it more inclusive.

The guidelines developed by W3C to meet accessibility standards are divided into four categories with different levels of conformance. …

¿Qué entendemos por “Accesibilidad”?

Decimos que un recurso informático (sitios web, aplicaciones, documentos digitales, etc.) es accesible cuando la totalidad de su contenido y sus funcionalidades pueden ser operadas por cualquier individuo.

Se suele pensar al “usuario” como un individuo con las capacidades necesarias para interactuar con cualquier plataforma utilizando teclado, mouse o pantallas pero… no siempre es así. Existen usuarios con ciertas limitaciones para el uso de tecnología, por lo cual deben usar herramientas de tecnología asistida y así poder interactuar con normalidad ante el recurso en cuestión.

Algunos ejemplos de esas limitaciones / discapacidades:

  • Degeneración macular: es una…

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Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is developed through the W3C process in cooperation with individuals and organizations around the world, with a goal of providing a single shared standard for web content accessibility that meets the needs of individuals, organizations, and governments internationally. Web Accessibility is about allowing people with and without disabilities (blindness, color blindness, etc.) to have access to the information they want and need from your website by using a screen reader or any other tool.

In this post we are going to review two powerful Chrome plugins that will help you to easily identify those accessibility…

Hernan Valdez

BA, Argentina. Software Engineering student. QA Analyst / Agile Coach at Wolox.

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