Violations Instances Report View

Violations Instances

*Note, as of the AMP 2016.3.0 Release the link to the "Violations Instances Excel Report" has been removed from the Violations menu. Exporting to Excel is now available in the 'Violations Instances' report view.

The 'Violations Instances' Report View gives the user a view of every violation instance across an entire AMP report.  This report view provides the following columns:

  • Module - The name of the module the violation is occurring on
  • Severity - The severity rating for the violation
    • This rating is customizable at the Organization level, allowing you to mimic your already established severity ratings system; for more information, see the ‘.
  • Violation - The name of the Best Practice that is in violation
  • Instance - The code that is in violation.
  • Note - Any note added by a user about the code in question.
  • Status - The status of the violation ('Failed', 'Fixed', 'Passed', 'Reviewed')
  • Actions - Allows you to edit and delete violation instances.

Also available by choosing the 'Change Columns' button: 

  • Media Type -  You can filter by media type, which is the medium through
  • Thumbnail - Shows thumbnail of any associated screenshots to the violation.
  • Page Number - Shows page number if applicable.
  • Jira - (Only applicable with JIRA integration - see article)
  • Module Location - Shows the location of the module that was tested, commonly a URL.

'Change Columns'

The new 'Violations Instances' Report View allows you to customize the layout of the 'Violations Instances' table to show the information that you deem relevant.  Any change you make changes the excel report that you can generate based on the table. .  In order to add or remove columns, you can follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the 'Violations Instances' page
  2. Select the 'Change Columns' button, located in the upper right-hand region of the page visually (the screenshot below also shows its location)
  3. Select and de-select the columns that you would like displayed in the table.


Filter Violations

The 'Filter Violations' sidebar is a collapsible sidebar that allows for the customization of the 'Violations Instances' table, allowing for greater flexibility in exporting.  You can filter violations based on key words, media type, severity, status, and standard.  You are able to reset the values to default as well, to be displayed the original table again. 


The 'Keywords' form field allows for the filtering of violation instances containing the supplied keywords. 

Filter by Platform/Media Type

You can filter by media type by selecting the dropdown in the 'Platform/Media Type' section of the 'Filter Violations' table.  Select the media types and/or platforms that you would like displayed and select the 'Filter' button in order to filter the table.


Severity, Status, and Standard

Severity - You can choose a specific severity value to quickly filter the table.  

Status - The choices here are 'All', 'Fixed', 'Passed', 'Reviewed', or 'Failed'.  These are the statuses of the violations, all automatically flagged violations being 'Failed' by default.   Alchemy is currently our only product that populates the status of a violation.  

Standard - This lets you filter based on Standard, such as 'WCAG 2.0 A', 'WCAG 2.0 AA', etc. 

You are able to collapse the table at any time by activating the ‘Collapse’ action icon, in the upper right-hand area of the page.  It is also shown in the screenshot below.

Excel Report

You can use the 'Excel Report' button to export the current contents of the data table. Keep in mind that any filtering that has been done and not 'reset' will affect the excel spreadsheet that is generated.  Pagination in the table at the time of your export does not matter.  All contents of the entire data table will be downloaded to the Excel file based on the current filters. You can find the ‘Excel’ export button next to the ‘Change Columns’ button in the upper right-hand region of the Violations Instances table (shown below in the screenshot).

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