July 4, 2016 — While speaking about accessibility I’ve realised that for some people the key to understanding why accessibility is so important comes from experiencing how people with disabilities actually use the websites we build. So I’ll be demoing two pieces of assistive technology (AT): Dragon – voice recognition software and NVDA – a screen reader.
June 30, 2016 — 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? And as a bonus: 3 quick tips, to easily improve the accessibility of your theme or plugin.
June 21, 2016 — Accessibility (a11y for short) on the web has become law in Ontario, and yet there are still so many easily-overlooked details developers often miss. Discover some of the legal responsibilities developers have for today (and tomorrow), how improving the User Experience for all people will also improve your site’s search engine ranking, and practical steps and tools to help you upgrade your theme’s accessibility score.
June 1, 2016 — Global WordPress Translation Day Recap + Emoji Fun
w/ Petya & Sonja Leix & whoever’s brave enough to get on screen
June 1, 2016 — How to translate WordPress to Portuguese
with Claudio Sanches, General Translation Editor for WordPress in Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR)
June 1, 2016 — How to translate WordPress to Lithuanian
with Justina Baskyte, General Translation Editor for WordPress in Lithuanian
June 1, 2016 — Saurabh Shukla and Gagan Deep Singh are General Translation Editors of WordPress in Hindi
June 1, 2016 — Translating WordPress to Bulgarian / Превод на WordPress на български
with Petya Raykovska, Global Translation Editor for bg_BG