Tools

Luckily, the net and the WordPress community provide a rich diversity of tools you can use to answer some of the questions that were discussed earlier. We’ve categorised them as follows:

  1. WP Accessibility Plugin. Special attention is due to this pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party as it translates the focal points mentioned in this manual into a great helper plugin to test your site.
  2. Other WP Plugins. Next to the WP AccessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) Plugin there are several others that can help making your website accessibility-ready.
  3. Testing and Development Tools. Finally, you can find a list of non-WordPress specific tools in this handbook that will allow you to test your website accessibility for different target groups.