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Generates a report of HTML and accessibility checks while browsing.


  • Checks for HTML and accessibility errors as you browse websites.
  • Generates a report of browsed sites.
  • Makes it easier to test the final output of script-driven pages.
  • Categorized warnings and errors that makes it easier to concentrate on specific types of messages.
  • Ability to view the source of errors with a double click.
  • Source window for viewing markup in real-time.
  • Option for opening the source of the current page in HTML-Kit.
  • Status bar with progress indicator.


  • To start testing a site, enter a website address in the Address field and press Enter. Browse as usual. The test results will appear in the Information window.
  • To generate a report of the sites browsed so far, click the Generate Report button on the toolbar.
  • To keep the source window in view, hover over the Source tab and click the pin on the top right corner of the Source window.
• Automated Installation:   (What's This?)To install, enter hkbrowseandtest in the Updates tab. Updates tab on the Actions Bar  • Manual Installation:
HTML-Kit Build 292
Download Size:
1.38 MB   (3 mins 36 secs)
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 Commonly Asked Questions

How do I install hkBrowseAndTest?

  • Download the "hkBrowseAndTest" plugin and save it to a folder of your choice (for example, c:\webfiles\). It's not necessary to manually extract the *.zip file, HTML-Kit will expand it to the proper folder during the installation.
  •  Install Plugin
    Select "Install | Install Plugin" from HTML-Kit's "Tools" menu. Point to the downloaded *.zip file and click "Open."
  • If any additional prompts appear, follow them to complete the installation.

How do I run it?

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hkBrowseAndTest's icon will appear on the "Tools" tab on HTML-Kit's Actions Bar. It can also be invoked from the "Actions | Tools" sub menu.

Whats' the quickest way to uninstall hkBrowseAndTest?

Right click the hkBrowseAndTest icon on the Actions Bar and select "Uninstall." Alternatively, the "Tools | Install | Uninstall Plugins" menu option in HTML-Kit can be used to uninstall this and other plugins.

Do I need the exact versions of software listed under the Requirements?

The versions listed are the minimum versions required by this plugin. For example, a plugin that requires HTML-Kit Build 290 will run on HTML-Kit Build 292 as well.

What's the best way to check which version of HTML-Kit I'm using?

The build number can be found on the "About" dialog, which is located on HTML-Kit's "Help" menu.
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What do you think about hkBrowseAndTest?
Superb piece of software
"It's slick, it's fast, it's comprehensive, it's amazing. An absolute pleasure to use."- Stuart Butler
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