HTTP 403 Forbidden error displays when sending web urls for accessibility validation from developer tools

Won’t fix Issue #109533


Apr 27, 2014
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Steps to reproduce



Repro Steps:


  1. Open a web page in IE 9 e.g.
  2. open developer tools
  3. select validate
  4. select accessibility
  5. select WCAG Guidelines/ Section 508 guidelines
  6. click on Ok show this web page

Actul result
the website declined to show the web page

but while giving the same url in the it validates the web page

Expected Results:

Either display the popup with a warning message that validating content and display of result is subject to

or validate the page and display the results

Actual Results:


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Carl E.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Carl E.” to “IPBS P.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Assigned To from “IPBS P.” to “Tony S.”

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