Storytelling in HTML: practical accessibility

A web page can be perfectly WCAG 2 proof, but if it doens’t tell a story, it’s still a puzzle for people that depend on a braille line or a screen reader.
Set yourself in the place of someone who get’s your web page read out loud linearly and the only clue she has on what the structure is, are headings and links.

How to set up an accessible form using Contact Form 7 in WordPress

Update and disclaimer, April 29, 2021: Gravity Forms 2.5 had a huge accessibility overhaul and a content manager can create accessible forms with this plugin now. Also this is a very old post and doesn’t include recent updates by Contact Form 7 itself. Recently I discovered Contact Form 7 (CF7) by Takayuki Miyoshi. A plugin to create forms… Continue reading How to set up an accessible form using Contact Form 7 in WordPress

How accessible is the WordPress CMS for a blind content manager

As we take great effort to make the front-end of WordPress accessible, the next challenge will be to make an equally accessible CMS. In order to get an impression on this challenge awaiting us I have started a study, together with Jaap van de Putte on how accessible the current CMS of WordPress really is.