How do you create content that can be understood by everyone, also for people that use the web in another way than you would expect? Keeping your content accessible isn’t hard. You just need to look at your text differently. Continue reading “Workshop accessible content”
A few months ago I asked in the Human Made general Slack channel: “What shall I talk about at WordCamp Europe?”
And the honourable Ant Miller replied: “Accessibility in the age of the headless CMS.”
Great, I thought. A new subject, much to learn and tell about, I started to read up on the subject. And then I realised: oh no, I have to learn React!
How accessible is WordPress now (2016), which improvements were made in the last years and what still needs to be done? Where can you find help and documentation to improve your code? What are the new Accessibility Standards, added to the WordPress Coding Standards?
How accessible is WordPress now, which improvements were made in the last years and what still needs to be done? Where can you find help and documentation to improve your code? What are the new Accessibility Standards, added to the WordPress Coding Standards?
This post is written for my presentation at WordCamp Europe 2016 in Vienna. You can find the Slides at Slideshare and the video on WordPress.tv. Continue reading “WordPress, state of the Accessibility 2016”
Short workshop on how to navigate a website with a keyboard only.
- Tab: Move forward from link to link or to controls
- Shift + Tab: Move backward from link to link or to controls
- Enter: Activate links, buttons, or other interactive elements
- Arrow: Navigate radio buttons and select boxes and scroll up and down a page
- Spacebar: Activate radio buttons and check boxes and buttons
Last year I changed the focus of my company. I wanted to do web accessibility related work only. The plan was to:
- build and maintain accessible websites only
- give accessibility training to web developers and graphic designers
- help developers and companies fixing accessibility issues
- give talks on WordCamps and Meetups
- keep contributing to WordPress