This guide provides a list of the testing tools used in the DHS Section 508 Compliance Test Process for Applications. It explains the installation steps in detail, and important information to help you download the necessary components from the host websites.
For more details about using the tools, please refer to the DHS Section 508 Compliance Test Process for Applications.
For questions regarding the use of these tools, please contact the DHS Accessibility Help Desk via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 202-447-0440 (voice) Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 p.m., U.S. Eastern Standard Time.
Web Accessibility Toolbar (WAT)
Web Accessibility Favelets (WAF)
WAF Version 2.0, June 2017
- Download Bookmarklets 3.x (For TT Process 3.x)
- Download WAF SS-4.x Server-side (For TT Process 4.x - Recommended)
- Download WAF CS-4.x Client-side (For TT Process 4.x)
NOTE: It is highly recommended to use WAF server-side to receive latest releases. Client-side is available for agencies or organizations in a closed environment with no internet access. If you opt for the client-side version, please check back frequently for future updates.
Color Contrast Analyzer (CCA)
- Download the Color Contrast Analyzer (CCA) tool (Used with all TT Processes)
NOTE: CCA is available in WAT 2012 and WAT 2015. Use the stand-alone CCA (download link above) if you are unable to run WAT within your environment.