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Our ADA web site services cover WCAG 2.1 A, AA, and AAA ADA testing, reporting, and remediation

Mar 11th, 2019 by Max Tokman

We start every web site ADA testing project by performing automated tests using industry standard commercial software. This generates a preliminary report specific to WCAG 2.1 / Section 508 compliance level required - A, AA or AAA - which serves as a basis for in depth code review and manual testing with assistive technologies, such as screen readers. Once a full list of issues has been identified with both automated and manual testing, we go through each issues to verify its severity and occurrence.

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Automated website testing in Firefox with Selenium IDE plugin

Mar 29th, 2016 by Max Tokman

Introduction

User experience testing is a crucial element of web quality assurance.   One UX testing solution we use internally is a Selenium IDE plugin for Firefox, which allows you to record interactions with multiple elements and multiple web pages, organize recorded tests into sets (suites) and save them for future use.  Below is a screenshot showing Selenium IDE popup that appears in Firefox after plugin is installed and activated, with test cases organized on the left, playback and recording controls on the top, actions being recorded in the main content area on the left and

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Testing website's new server with URL prior to launch / transfer - on Mac and PC

Mar 24th, 2016 by Max Tokman

This instruction will be useful for anyone who has to test new website being build, or website being transferred to new server, prior to DNS change when all you have is a new website's IP address.  You can make changes on your local machine to associate web address (URL) with known IP address and test how the website performs when called via that URL.  Once local settings are changed, the website is ready to be tested in web browser on your local machine with its actual URL.

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Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3; Is Your Business Overlooking the Most Important Part of Web Development?

Dec 7th, 2011 by Max Tokman

As an integral step in the web design process, quality assurance testing (QA testing) is often overlooked in the rush to meet a launch deadline. Unfortunately, rushing a launch is the worst thing you can do for your business. QA testing is absolutely essential to guaranteeing the success of your site.
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