Review of Google Maps

Google Maps Reviewed 15 Jul 2014 · Average score 66%



Detailed Results

# Test Outcome Notes
1 Login, Signup and Other Forms Accessible 0% Keyboard access/tabbing works logically. No CAPTCHAS is a bonus. Form controls - the search bar, does not appear to have corresponding labels (WAVE), but could be read using NVDA.
2 Image ALT Attributes 67% The content is map based, which is impossible to read with screen reader. However existing images do have alt attributes in case the content is read by screen reader.
3 Link Target Definitions 100% Most links are understandable and fully appropriate. No duplicates are mentioned (WebbIE).
4 Frame Titles and Layout 33% Few frames are used within the website, some of which do not have titles.
5 Removal of Stylesheet 0% The content of the website is completely unaccessible. JavaScript plug -ins can not be linked which makes some functions inaccessible.
6 Audio/Video Features 100% No Audio/Video is found within the website.
7 Video/animations - audio descriptions 100% No Audio/Video is found within the website.
8 Appropriate use of Tables 33% Not headered tables are used within website layout development, which may cause problems to a screen reader.
9 Tab Orderings Correct and Logical 67% Tabbing order is correct and logical, but a bit useless with maps.
10 Page Functionality with Keyboard 0% The web service requires mouse use.
11 Accessibility of Text Editors 100% No rich text editor is found on the website.
12 Appropriate Feedback with Forms 100% Appropriate feedback is provided on move.
13 Contrast and Colour Check 100% Site contrast is acceptable.
14 Page Integrity when Zooming 100% Readability unaffected when zooming and the layout is responsive to changes.
15 Text size, style, blinking elements and Readability 100% Text is generally 12pt, sans serif font. There is no flashing or blinking content.