Let’s improve theaccessibility ofWordPress      Iacobien Riezebosch      Rian Rietveld      Fronteers Jam Session 2012
What isaccessibility?
Is there a plug-into make my siteaccessible?
Don’t use ducttape. Fix andshare.
The WP-AccessibleProject Helping developers build accessible  sites Making it easier for disabled people to  use WordPre...
Build, repair andshare.
What is in it foryou?   Accessible themes, widgets and    plug-ins (open source)   A community to help you   An overvie...
Progress so far Community Pool of testers and programmers Tools (under development):•   default accessible themes to bu...
Please helpJoin the discussionDonate time or moneyConsider accessibility when writingthemes, plug-ins and widgets
More info   The WP-Accessible Project    wp-accessible.org    LinkedIn Group WordPress    Accessibility   Rian Rietveld ...
Photo credits   iPad with Grandma by jencu    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jennycu/6804664601/   Tools by zzpa    http:/...
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Talk by Iacobien Riezebosch and Rian Rietveld about Accessibility and WordPress at the Fronteers Jam Session 2012 in Amsterdam. Iacobien highlights The WP-Accessible Project - initiated by Rian - as an example of best practice.

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Let's improve the accessibility of WordPress

  1. 1. Let’s improve theaccessibility ofWordPress Iacobien Riezebosch Rian Rietveld Fronteers Jam Session 2012
  2. 2. What isaccessibility?
  3. 3. Is there a plug-into make my siteaccessible?
  4. 4. Don’t use ducttape. Fix andshare.
  5. 5. The WP-AccessibleProject Helping developers build accessible sites Making it easier for disabled people to use WordPress CMS
  6. 6. Build, repair andshare.
  7. 7. What is in it foryou? Accessible themes, widgets and plug-ins (open source) A community to help you An overview of known problems and solutions WordPress CMS documentation for disabled developers
  8. 8. Progress so far Community Pool of testers and programmers Tools (under development):• default accessible themes to build upon• accessible plug-ins and fixes for existing plug- ins Feedback for plug-in developers Improvements in WordPress itself
  9. 9. Please helpJoin the discussionDonate time or moneyConsider accessibility when writingthemes, plug-ins and widgets
  10. 10. More info The WP-Accessible Project wp-accessible.org LinkedIn Group WordPress Accessibility Rian Rietveld programmer & initiator WP-Accessible Project rrwd.nl |@rianrietveld Iacobien Riezebosch accessibility consultant and trainer iacobien.nl |@iacobien
  11. 11. Photo credits iPad with Grandma by jencu http://www.flickr.com/photos/jennycu/6804664601/ Tools by zzpa http://www.flickr.com/photos/zzpza/3269784239/ 2010-04-22 (help wanted) by bgottsab: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gottgraphicsdesign/5863884 809/ Rooted by anyalogic http://www.flickr.com/photos/anyalogic/3249616410/

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