Review of Flickr

Flickr Reviewed 02 Apr 2010 · Average score 82%


As a general comment I could say that Flickr is an excellent Web2 site.

Detailed Results

# Test Outcome Notes
1 Login, Signup and Other Forms Accessible 100% Flickr uses the standard signup form. You can easily use your keyboard to have access to the forms and there is good labelling of what forms you are using. Moreover a screen reader can read the purpose of all forms and the most fascinating there
2 Image ALT Attributes 67% The use of image alternative text is used. The problem is that some photos of the users do not have an appropriate alternative text or the vast majority of them who have are a little confusing and the listener may not realize that is an image.
3 Link Target Definitions 100% The site do not have any misaddressing definitions of links. No duplications found. All links have a unique title.
4 Frame Titles and Layout 67% The screen reader that I had read the text in an appropriate way with no frames or iframe affecting the screen reader.
5 Removal of Stylesheet 67% When someone remove the stylesheet the context remain understandable and the document appears in correct structure.
6 Audio/Video Features 67% It is possible to add full text transcript. There is no number of character restriction.
7 Video/animations - audio descriptions 67% It is possible to add full text description. It is just up to the user to add or not text transcript. There are is no ability to use audio features. But if an image has text there is no audio ability.
8 Appropriate use of Tables 33% There are some tables on this site but unfortunately not all tables have header, and this certainly confuse a screen reader.
9 Tab Orderings Correct and Logical 100% The tab browsing works perfect for any type of content in any browser that i have used.
10 Page Functionality with Keyboard 100% I have used the site with the use of IE,Mozila Firefox and Google Chrome, I can say that the functionality of the content is operable through a keyboard interface in all browsers.
11 Accessibility of Text Editors 67% You can access to the text editors and provide changes but not for a specific Text Editor. The changes that you are able to do with the use of keyboards are general by accessing the specific toolbar.
12 Appropriate Feedback with Forms 100% The site provide to the user an appropriate feedback system that can be accessed also by a screen reader.
13 Contrast and Colour Check 100% Site color contrast is acceptable. It has been checked with the web accessibility toolbar.
14 Page Integrity when Zooming 100% Page integrity is still perfect when zooming.
15 Text size, style, blinking elements and Readability 100% It has a regular font size the vast majority is 10, It provide headlines with bigger font size. It has no blinking in the site.\r\n.