SortSite Checkpoints

Tests carried out by SortSite include:


Check for problems preventing disabled people using sites, by scanning for violations of accessibility standards:

  • WCAG 2.2 over 320 checkpoints covering A, AA and AAA accessibility guidelines
  • WCAG 2.1 over 310 checkpoints covering A, AA and AAA accessibility guidelines
  • WCAG 2.0 over 300 checkpoints covering A, AA and AAA accessibility guidelines
  • Section 508 over 290 checkpoints covering A and AA accessibility guidelines
  • Accessibility - more information

Browser Compatibility

Find problems affecting site visitors using different web browsers and devices:

Find critical problems like broken links and missing images, that prevent everyone from using parts of your site:

  • Broken links and unexpected HTTP error codes
  • Missing images and script errors
  • Invalid SSL certificates, missing DNS entries and expired domains
  • Badly configured RSS feeds and 404 handlers
  • Errors - more information

Spell and Content Checking

Make sure your pages don’t have embarrassing problems like spelling errors, or are full of placeholder text:

  • Check English and French Spelling (US, UK and international English spelling variants)
  • Find blank pages and placeholder text such as “Lorem Ipsum” and “TODO”
  • Custom dictionary for unusual words like product names
  • Spell Checking - more information

Web Standards

Search Optimization (Pro and OnDemand editions only)

Make sure keywords are in the optimum locations for best ranking, and find problems that prevent sites ranking well:

User Experience (Pro and OnDemand editions only)

Find problems that affect user experience like slow-loading pages, confusing navigation and hard-to-read text:

  • Check pages follow and W3C guidelines
  • Find hard to read pages (small font sizes and complex sentences)
  • Usability - more information

Supported file types

File formats checked: HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, SMIL, SVG, MathML, Adobe PDF, GIF, PNG, JPEG, Audio, Video, Microsoft Office. Includes server-side rendering that produce HTML such as JSP, ASP, ASPX and CFM.