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How to Add Accessibility Plugins to Your Browser


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Sometimes it is the simple things you need to know...to get started

Chrome

1) Add the extension: (A) select to the vertical, three-dot ellipse control, found next to the address bar, select the More tools from the contextual drop-down list, slide over and select the Extensions option. (B) search for Accessibility or for the tool you want (you may need to toggle Developer mode on), such as WAVE or aXe and follow the on-screen instructions.

2) Once installed, for WAVE select the icon next to the address bar and follow the specific app instructions. For aXe, open the Developer tools console (ellipse, More tools, Developer tools), select the aXe option, and select inspect.

Edge

1) Install the extension: (A) select the horizontal three-dot ellipse control found next to the address bar, select Extensions from the contextual drop-down list, scroll down in the pop-up box and select, Explore more extensions. (B) Search for the accessibility tool you want to install and follow the on-screen instructions to get and launch.

2) Depending on the extension, select the icon next to the address bar and follow the on-screen instructions or open the Developer tool console, select the Accessibility option, and follow the on-screen instructions.

Firefox

1) Install the Add-on: (A) select the menu icon and select Add-ons from the contextual drop-down list. (B) Search for and select the tool and install.

2) Depending on the tool, select the icon next to the address bar or in the case of aXe, select the Web Developer option from the contextual menu, select the Web console, and select the aXe option from the console menu options. Once opened, select the Analyze button.

 

Note for all tools, ensure you have opened the page you want to work with first.

 

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