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Proper Implementation of Website Features Affecting the Use of Screen Readers

  • Brittani S. WashingtonEmail author
  • Jinjuan Heidi FengEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 972)

Abstract

This paper reports a study that evaluated 96 non-profit organization’s websites located on the east coast of the United States. The websites were analyzed during November 2018 to January 2019. The results show that all the non-profit websites analyzed have rules that lack implementation, meaning the site’s developers might not understand the accessibility requirements of the rules or did not consider accessibility in the design of the website as it relates to screen readers. The findings may provide insight to web developers on addressing improper rule implementation identified using automated tools and manual tests.

Keywords

Web accessibility Automated testing Manual testing Screen readers 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer and Information SciencesTowson UniversityTowsonUSA

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