Welcome to our Digital Accessibility Toolbox! These tools can be used to check the accessibility of your digital content automatically or manually.
WAVE – Automatic accessibility checker for websites.
Siteimprove – Single page version of Siteimprove’s website accessibility scanner.
Accessibility Insights for the Web – Tools for quick scans, specific issues, and guides for manual testing. Chrome & Edge.
fonts infos for Chrome – Reports font characteristics such as size, color, family, and style as well as line height and letter spacing.
font infos for Firefox – Reports font characteristics such as size, color, family, and style as well as line height and letter spacing.
WCAG Color Contrast Checker for Chrome – One click scan reports contrast issue and location by highlight and element.
WCAG Color Contrast Checker for FireFox – One click scan reports contrast issue and location by highlight and element.
ColorZilla – Eyedropper tool, palette viewer, gradient generator, and more.
Visual ARIA – Provides a visual display of Aria roles in use on any webpage.
Siteimprove for UNC – Make a request to add your UNC-Chapel Hill site for assessing and tracking accessibility.
Readable – Scans text using several readability formulas for results by grade level.
WebAIM Color Contrast Checker – Enter Hex codes and check contrast against WCAG guidelines.
Website Accessibility Checker – Enter URL for a quick scan of website code. Results include failed elements, explanations, and solutions.
WCAG Quick Reference – Includes criteria with descriptions and solutions. To meet UNC Guidelines, filter for Level AA.
W3C Tutorials – Learn best practices for designing and developing websites.
JAWS – Windows only. DAO pays for a license so UNC faculty, staff and students can download a free version on their personal machines with a unc.edu email address. See JAWS shortcuts for a list of keyboard shortcuts.