Useful website audit tool

These tools never replace thorough checks, but this one (SortSite by Powermapper) does a very good job of a quick passthrough of a site checking for:-

  • Accessibility – check against W3C WCAG1, WCAG2 and Section 508 guidelines
  • Compatibility – check for browser specific code, script and image formats
  • Compliance – check for compliance with EU and US law
  • Broken Links – check for broken links and other errors
  • Search Engine Optimization – check Google, Yahoo and Bing webmaster guidelines
  • Web Standards – validate HTML, XHTML and CSS
  • Usability – check against Usability.gov guidelines
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