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Tracker Observatory of Web Accessibility

  • Start date Production:

    01 / 01 / 2010


    El rastreador del OAW analiza dos veces al año más de 700 portales lo que supone el análisis oficial de aproximadamente 25.000 páginas.

    A través del servicio de diagnóstico en línea se solicita el análisis de más de 60.000 páginas anualmente.

    The Argentine government is proving the tool to customize it and use it for compliance rules of accessibility requirements with regard to its Law N ° 26.653 “ accessibility of information of the Web pages. ”

    También el Gobierno de Costa Rica, a través del grupo de trabajo INCLUTEC (Opens in new window) the Coast Rich technological (TEC) carries out the monitoring of the accessibility of the websites of its public sector through the Tracker Observatory of Web accessibility and its methodology.

    Functional description


    The Tracker OAW allows you to configure observatories, grouped together to analyse portals, on which you can obtain reports aggregates and individual.

    For the realization of an Observatory iteration of will need to indicate on the system:

    • Cada una de las semillas (portales) sobre los cuáles se va a realizar el análisis especificando: la URL de partida, si la selección de páginas se realiza aleatoriamente o especificando páginas concretas, el segmento (grupo) al cuál pertenece el portal y su dependencia orgánica.
    • Few pages will be analyzed to each portal.
    • The Area on which is the analysis (AGE, REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS and EELL).
    • El tipo concreto de análisis a realizar, por ejemplo WCAG 1.0 y WCAG 2.0.
    • When you start the analysis.

    Durante la ejecución de la iteración el rastreador se encargará de:

    • Visitar cada uno de los portales configurados y realizar la selección de páginas.
    • Sobre cada página seleccionada realizará las casi 100 revisiones de accesibilidad definidas en la metodología.
    • Stored information will be analysed and the results achieved. Enable the extraction of this information to files summary of results in XML format (prosecutable through tools of spreadsheets) with the information summary of portals and each of pages analysed.
    • Automatically generate the following reports:
      • Report added. Overall results that are used to estimate the overall situation of the state of accessibility in the portals constituting this action area.
      • Report individually. full report for each portal analyzed with details of the results.

    Diagnostic service on line:

    El rastreador OAW remitirá en diferido, al correo electrónico indicado, el informe de la web o código fuente analizado. Las peticiones son encoladas y procesadas progresivamente.

    You can make the analysis of a public web page on the Internet, or the source code of an internal page to which the parser cannot access (for example an Intranet or a page that requires authentication through electronic certificate upon).

    It should provide the following parameters:

    • Correo electrónico, donde se recibirá el informe con los resultados del análisis
    • Type of analysis:
      • Website: Analyzes a website from a URL.
      • Conjunto de URLs: Analiza un conjunto predefinido de URLs (máximo 17).
      • Source code: File that includes the code to analyse.
    • Tracing options: the depth and breadth determine few pages will be discussed in the report (depth * breadth) and how it is done the random selection.
    • History: you can save the result of the analysis associating it with the url and incorporated into the report on evolutionary their previous executions (maximum 3).
    • Type report: If the report will be done according to the methodology UNE 2012 or UNE 2004.
    • Enlaces rotos: Permite activar o no la verificación de los enlaces rotos.

    The report will be as response will include the detail of errors located in this portal along with suggestions for improvement.

    Technical Description

    The product is constructed from free software tools which for its provision have also been used as free products apache, tomcat, mysql, etc.

    The old INTECO conducted the initial development of RASTEADOR. After its transformation into the current INCIBE (Opens in new window) , all of the source code and materials were assigned to the MINHAFP which continued the output doing their adaptation to WCAG 2.0 and to current needs.

    • OS: Red Hat Enterprise 6
    • Web server: Apache
    • Application server: Tomcat and Jboss
    • JDK 1.6
    • Database: Mysql
    • Integrated with SIM platform for sending messages
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