Review of digg

digg Reviewed 31 Dec 2011 · Average score 84%


A good accessible web 2.0 application

Detailed Results

# Test Outcome Notes
1 Login, Signup and Other Forms Accessible 33% Uses the Re-Captcha system, which supports audio but the user cannot tab to the audio button.
2 Image ALT Attributes 100% Very few images. Image links to other user pages are tagged. Some icons and smaller images lack alts.
3 Link Target Definitions 67% Most links are appropriate, some are potentially cryptic, e.g. only \\\"92\\\", which represents the times have been \\\"digged\\\" by users, is provided as an alternative link to a certain topic.
4 Frame Titles and Layout 67% No frames or iframes, which can be disorientating for screen-readers, are used in the design.
5 Removal of Stylesheet 67% The site loses a little of its functionality and navigation without a style applied. e.g. there are originally login blocks for user name and password or top of the web page, but after disable styles, only two empty blocks are shown.
6 Audio/Video Features 100% N/A - This site does not deal with multimedia content.
7 Video/animations - audio descriptions 100% N/A - This site does not deal with multimedia content.
8 Appropriate use of Tables 100% Tables are not used for the design of this website.
9 Tab Orderings Correct and Logical 100% Tab order is in a logical and consistent top-to-bottom or left-to-right format.
10 Page Functionality with Keyboard 100% The website is fully accessible without the use of a mouse.
11 Accessibility of Text Editors 100% This site has no rich text editor. It is possible to tab directly to leave a comment.\r\n.
12 Appropriate Feedback with Forms 100% The product provides suitable feedback when the user performs an action, with no time restriction.
13 Contrast and Colour Check 100% No contrast issues.
14 Page Integrity when Zooming 100% The website maintains the layout and usability of all critical areas perfectly when zoomed.
15 Text size, style, blinking elements and Readability 33% Particularly small text prevalent throughout the site, such as user name, date, etc. These may be difficult to view without zooming the page. There also some flash contents exist, especially some ads.