NVDA Smoke Test


Be sure to review:


  1. 1.
    Navigate to the page to test
  2. 2.
    Launch NVDA
  3. 3.
    Move keyboard focus to the top of the page
  4. 4.
    Use DOWN arrow key to check item-by-item
  5. 5.
    Verify that what is announced by the screen reader matches with what is presented visually.
  6. 6.
    If Semantics don't match what's announced, perform Semantics specific testing.
    • Lists not marked up as lists
    • Headings not marked up as heading
    • Tables not marked up as table
    • etc.
  7. 7.
    If Forms don't communicate what's presented visually, perform Forms specific testing.
    • Inputs have labels
    • Instructional text announced
    • Error messages announced
    • etc.
Note: Semantics, Forms, etc. specific tests coming soon.


Author(s): Luis Garcia
Last Updated: 2017
Last modified 1yr ago
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