axe-core: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v4.8.4(23 days ago)

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Axe-core is a powerful JavaScript library that provides automated accessibility testing for web applications. It helps developers identify and fix accessibility issues by scanning the DOM and providing detailed reports on accessibility violations. Axe-core supports WCAG 2.1 and Section 508 accessibility standards, making it a valuable tool for ensuring that your web application is accessible to all users.

Compared to other accessibility testing tools, Axe-core stands out for its ease of use and integration capabilities. It can be used as a standalone library or integrated into popular testing frameworks like Jest and Cypress. Axe-core also provides a comprehensive set of rules and checks, allowing developers to catch a wide range of accessibility issues.

Axe-core is actively maintained and regularly updated to keep up with the latest accessibility standards and best practices. It is widely used and trusted by developers and accessibility professionals worldwide.

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Tags: javascriptaccessibilitytestingWCAGSection 508