‘accessibility’ Videos

  • Weronika Sobótka: WordPress dostępny dla wszystkich

    Weronika Sobótka: WordPress dostępny dla wszystkich

    WordCamp Krakow 2015Speaker: Weronika Sobótka

    January 25, 2016 — Jak sprawić, aby to co publikujemy na stronach opartych na WordPressie było dostępne dla osób z niepełnosprawnościami, czy osób starszych.

    Opowiem pokrótce czym jest standard WCAG 2.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines), jak go zaimplementować i jaki będzie miało to wpływ na dostępność strony.

    Czyli innymi słowy, jak sprawić aby niewidomi „zobaczyli” nasze strony czy blogi oparte na WordPressie.

  • Sakar Upadhyaya Khatiwada: Accessible WordPress(ing)

    Sakar Upadhyaya Khatiwada: Accessible WordPress(ing)

    WordCamp Nepal 2015Speaker: Sakar Upadhyaya Khatiwada

    December 30, 2015 — Sakar Upadhyaya Khatiwada a PHP based web developer from Proshore. He talked on Accessible WordPress(ing), what is accessibility and importance of it, the things that should be looked into to make the existing WordPress site accessible.

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  • Jordan Quintal: WordPress Accessibility – The Fundamentals of Web Accessibility

    Jordan Quintal: WordPress Accessibility – The Fundamentals of Web Accessibility

    WordCamp NYC 2015Speaker: Jordan Quintal

    December 21, 2015 — The focus of my presentation will be on WordPress and website accessibility; from a front-end perspective. First, I will explain what web accessibility is and why it is important. To continue, I will discuss AODA and Section 508 regulations for Canada and the United States. Then, I will go over some key WCAG 2.0 compliancy requirements a developer will need to ensure the websites they develop are fully accessible. From there, I will showcase a few web accessibility tools, then some WordPress accessibility plugins; followed by a quick demonstration on how to evaluate a website’s accessibility.

  • Mark Root-Wiley: WordPress For All - Formatting Accessible Content

    Mark Root-Wiley: WordPress For All – Formatting Accessible Content

    WordCamp Seattle 2015: Beginner EditionSpeaker: Mark Root-Wiley

    December 19, 2015 — Every WordPress user—from bloggers to site managers to developers—needs to know how to format text that is accessible to all site visitors regardless of how they use a computer. Come learn what web accessibility is, watch examples of assistive technology in action, and see ways to format text, enter images, and generally improve the accessibility of a WordPress website. WordPress users of all levels will leave with new skills that can immediately improve their websites.

  • Graham Armfield: Assistive Technology (AT) Demo (Accessibility)

    Graham Armfield: Assistive Technology (AT) Demo (Accessibility)

    WordCamp Edinburgh 2015Speaker: Graham Armfield

    December 17, 2015 — In this presentation I’m going to demo two pieces of assistive technology, and show you how they are actually used by people who rely on them to access the web.
    Featured assistive technology (AT):
    Dragon NaturallySpeaking – voice recognition software, typically used by those with motor impairments for whom using mouse and keyboard is not an option.
    NVDA – a free, open source screen reader, typically used by those who are blind, or with poor eyesight, but also sometimes used by dyslexics and others with cognitive impairments.
    Come and learn what it’s like to browse the web from a different perspective.

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  • Courtney Engle Robertson: Your Ultimate WordPress Website Checklist

    Courtney Engle Robertson: Your Ultimate WordPress Website Checklist

    WordCamp Baltimore 2015Speaker: Courtney Engle Robertson

    December 17, 2015 — Getting the graphics and content into your website are just the beginning. There are a lot of other things to set up and configure for your site to really get found and work as it should. Get an overview of what else you need to do: *Accessibility *Measuring your traffic *What is schema code or rich snippets? Why and how can you implement it? *Determining how links to your site look and work when previewed on social media sites *Does your site look good on mobile? Do your links help your mobile visitors? *Performance, Speed, Backup, & Security

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  • LeeAnn Kinney: Unintentional Exclusion – Web accessibility and How We’re Failing Our Users

    LeeAnn Kinney: Unintentional Exclusion – Web accessibility and How We’re Failing Our Users

    WordCamp US 2015Speaker: LeeAnn Kinney

    December 13, 2015 — LeeAnn will give you a brief overview on the principles of accessible front-end design and show you how easy it is to start building a better web experience for everyone. We will cover what accessibility means in WordPress design and development and go over a few simple steps to audit a website for accessibility. You will be provided with tools and tips on how to easily add accessibility into your workflow and will walk away with a better understanding of how you may be excluding certain users from your sites and immediate actions to prevent it from happening.

  • Robert Jolly: Accessibility - Proven, Easy Integration into Design and Development Workflows

    Robert Jolly: Accessibility – Proven, Easy Integration into Design and Development Workflows

    WordCamp US 2015Speaker: Robert Jolly

    December 12, 2015 — Integrating Accessibility (a11y) into the project process can be downright scary. In this session, I’ll cover basic web accessibility principles for web designers, developers, and site owners, then show how to turn seemingly daunting and confusing accessibility requirements into understandable, actionable tasks and techniques. The talk will cover some of the accessibility-specific WordPress plugins and themes available, as well as some quick, easy tests to integrate into design and development workflows.

  • Nancy Thanki: Demystifying Accessible Websites

    Nancy Thanki: Demystifying Accessible Websites

    WordCamp US 2015Speaker: Nancy Thanki

    December 8, 2015 — Accessibility is so much more than just catering to screen readers. What goes into making a website accessible? Many government contracts require websites to be accessible. A variety of companies and brands want them. It can affect the “magic” of SEO (ranking, search-ability, search engine karma, etc). How can you determine whether or not your website is?

    Ultimately, it’s really not that hard, doing even one thing is better than nothing at all, and it’s never too late to start thinking about it. This presentation will discuss both tools and techniques that can help you build accessible websites.

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  • Torben Heikel Vinther: Gør WordPress tilgængelig for alle

    Torben Heikel Vinther: Gør WordPress tilgængelig for alle

    WordCamp Denmark 2015Speaker: Torben Heikel Vinther

    December 7, 2015 — Op mod 10% af befolkningen har nedsat funktionsevne i en sådan grad, at det gør dem handicappede i hverdagen. De har mere end svært ved at navigere på og forstå en hjemmeside, hvis den ikke opfylder gængse webstandarder. Det er synd for disse brugere, og dumt af dem som ejer de utilgængelige hjemmesider.

    I dette oplæg giver jeg en introduktion til hvad tilgængelig er og hvorfor det er vigtigt. Jeg kommer også ind på, hvordan WordPress har det med tilgængelighed, og ikke mindst hvad du selv kan gøre for at gøre WordPress tilgængelig for alle.

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