axe DevTools Extension v4.80.1 Release Notes

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Edge: May 7, 2024, Chrome: May 14, 2024


  • Migrated extension to Manifest V3
  • Enhances scan results / saved test overview UI by removing sticky collapsible summary section allowing the issues column more space to scroll
  • Upgrades to axe-core@4.9.0

The migration to Manifest V3 will not have an impact on any functionality of the axe DevTools Extension. Should you run into any issues please reach out to as always.

Bug Fixes

  • Allow modals that are triggered from with SVGs to be opened automatically within the Modal IGT
  • Accessibility best practice bug fix: ensures no content is lost at zoom of over 200%

Known Issues

  • Cross-domain iframes have limited support. Limitations include:
    • selecting elements within cross-domain iframes
    • running IGTs within cross-domain iframes
  • Using the keyboard shortcuts can result in display of the old UI (issue #2990)
  • Some keyboard shortcuts no longer work (issue #2991)