WordPress Accessibility Day 2023

Tag: How People with Disabilities Use the Web

This talk aims to shed light on the consequences of incorrect ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) implementation. In this presentation, Rashmi Katakwar will discuss the good intentions behind ARIA usage and how developers can unknowingly fall into the trap of bad ARIA due to insufficient knowledge. She will brief the five rules of ARIA, with […]

Deneb will discuss the reasons an accessible menu is essential to providing a good experience for website visitors. He’ll explore some of the many ways the default menus of various WordPress themes fall short of providing an accessible experience to visitors. He’ll explain how to check a theme’s menu for accessibility, and how to remediate […]

Join us for a captivating panel discussion featuring Mark and Tanja, visionary founders of GetBraille, a groundbreaking company committed to making content, including online videos, accessible to individuals who are blind or visually impaired. This enlightening event aims to shed light on the vital importance of video description and its profound impact, empowering visually impaired […]

Oftentimes when we speak of web accessibility, our minds can immediately go to optimizing for the visually impaired – and then we stop there. Equally important to consider are those with neurodivergence, learning challenges, poor internet connections, unique devices, and more. Designers, developers, marketers, and content creators who work on website content need to be thinking of a […]

POV: It’s 2023 and most images have bad alt text. Why is that? We know alt text is required to reach any level of WCAG conformance and it’s one of the top 5 most common errors in digital accessibility lawsuits and demand letters. Take a look at the alt text behind the scenes of your […]