How to test
Accessibility testing by its nature can only be automated in part, and as a result it is required to manually walk through the pages of the site testing against our standards.
The design and build phase of a website requires accessibility to be taken into account during the visual design, the information architecture, the template creation, the CMS setup, and the content population. The following tasks should be included in a project:
- Review templates and key pages against the Aviva accessibility guidelines
- Conduct user testing as required. This will help you to identify any accessibility problems real–world users may have
Maintaining website accessibility is an ongoing responsibility. You need to plan how your level of accessibility is to be maintained after launch, as your website develops and grows.
- Our Accessibility checklist (xls 68kb) for test testing websites against our standards
- The WCAG2
- Browser plug–ins such as these
- A text based browser such as to test the document outline and also to provide a view on how screen readers would process the web page