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Browser and browser automation platform support for axe Developer Hub and the @axe-core/watcher package

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This article describes which browsers and browser automation platforms are supported by axe Developer Hub and the @axe-core/watcher package.


With both axe Developer Hub and the @axe-core/watcher package, browsers up to a year old are supported.

axe Developer Hub

axe Developer Hub supports the following browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox

The @axe-core/watcher package

Browser Support

The @axe-core/watcher package supports the following browser:

  • Google Chrome

Browser Automation Platform support

The @axe-core/watcher package supports the previous major version and later versions (except for Playwright) of the following browser automation platforms:

  • Cypress
  • Playwright (previous minor version and later)
    • Standalone package
    • Playwright Test
  • Puppeteer
  • WebdriverIO
    • Standalone package
    • WDIO Testrunner
  • WebDriverJS

All browser automation platforms need either the --headless=new or --headed options.