Plugins For Your Site
We do not specifically endorse any of the plugins listed here but offer them as tools for you to test and use in your own accessible WordPress site.
- WP Accessibility — provides features that fix accessibility issues in your site.
- Accessibility Widget — add a sidebar widget to change text size in your site.
- Zoom — enable site visitors to resize the predefined areas of your site.
- Accessible External Text Links — display an image to warn visitors that a link will open in a new window.
- Accessible Tag Cloud — a replacement for the default tag cloud that includes text-based indication of the tag’s size.
- Accessibility Language — add language-tags via the WordPress Visual Editor to support the pronunciation of foreign text.
Building a new theme or plugin? Perhaps some of these tools can help you to create a more accessible resource.
- Color Contrast Analyser (Windows) — check foreground/background contrast levels and preview designs as they might be seen by color blind users.
- Sim Daltonism — a color blindness simulator for Mac OS X.
- Colorblind Web Page Filter — apply a filter to a web page.
- Vischeck — see how pages & images look to color blind users.
- ContrastA (Flash) — find accessible color combinations.
- Color Palette Accessibility Evaluator — analyze color combinations for conformance to accessibility guidelines.
- WAVE — run the WAVE accessibility evaluation tool within Firefox.
- Firefox Accessibility Extension — check the use of structural markup in a page.
- Total Validator — an (X)HTML validator, an accessibility validator, a spell checker, and a broken links checker all rolled into one tool. Free & commercial versions available.