Day 21: WordPress Accessibility Meetup

If like me, you were disappointed there was no mention of accessibility in Matt Mullenweg’s 2021 State of the Word keynote address (the annual update on WordPress and future of open source), you can take action yourself.

Join WordPress Accessibility Meetup, a virtual meetup that hosts events twice a month on different topics focused on making WordPress website accessible to everyone.

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Day 15: Lessons from 100+ Site Audits: A Peek at the Most Common Mistakes

After conducting over 100 site audits resulting in 1,765 recommendations, I’d say Carol Stambaugh from RadiateWP is an expert in what mistakes are made on websites.

From user experience to accessibility to security to performance and more, Stambaugh’s Lessons Learned from 100+ Site Audits: A Peek at the Most Common Mistakes presentation at WordCamp Santa Clarita 2021 offers insights into the most common issues found on WordPress sites and how to address them.

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Day 13: Enhancing the accessibility of a plugin, a use case

As one of the most popular form plugins, Gravity Forms is widely used by WordPress designers, developers, and users.

Yet for years, Gravity Forms had issues with creating accessible forms.

From poor keyboard support to missing feedback for screenreader users, Gravity Forms committed to doing better as they planned for their release of version 2.5.

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Day 9: 4 Ways to Learn Accessibility

The opening five minutes of Joe Simpson, Jr.’s 4 Ways to Learn Accessibility video will grab your attention.

I had to make a decision. Where was my life going to go from this point?

I had no idea what tomorrow meant.

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