The BITV self-assessment is a free web-based tool for web developers who want to make sure that the site they are developing complies with the BITV.
On the basis of an online from including the 92 test steps of the BITV-Test and providing rating and commenting options, users can assess the degree of accessibility of the respective site tested. This tool is often used by web agencies checking sites during development in order to ensure they will be fully accessible (and conform to BITV / EN 301 549).
Completed questionaires can be:
The questionnaire is based on the BITV-Test procedure. The reliability of results depends on the familiarity with the BITV checkpoints.The self-assessment usually cannot replace an independent qualified test carried out by one of the organisations trained to carry out the BITV-Test, the BITV-Test Prüfstellen.
There are some differences compared to the BITV-Test: