Installing axe DevTools for Web CLI

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Installing the CLI as an executable or as a Node.js package.


Axe DevTools CLI requires drivers for the browsers you want to use. Browser drivers need to be copied into a $PATH directory. Make sure to have an up-to-date browser and driver.

Browser name Driver
Chrome chromedriver
Firefox47+ geckodriver
Safari safaridriver
Microsoft Edge MicrosoftWebDriver.msi
Internet Explorer IEDriverServer.exe


There are two variations available for axe DevTools CLI. How to install them depends on which variation you will use. NodeJS users should use the NodeJS package. If you do not have access to NodeJS, use the executables instead.