Automated vs Manual Accessibility Testing What's the Difference?

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Nov 23, 2020

We often hear that we should make the sites we build and maintain accessible and that there are tools to help us achieve our goals. But what do these tools do and how much do they help before we have to intervene and do more manual work?
In this session, we’ll do a quick overview of what accessibility is and means and then dive into the following:
Definitions of automated testing and manual testing
Differences between the two types of testing, various tools to use, and how much each type of accessibility coverage each provides
Brief overview of which standards often fall under automated testing and which fall under manual testing

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