September 30, 2015 — Following on from Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Charlies’ talk will discuss the many options that developers can do to improve accessibility within the WordPress platform. His presentation aims to offer practical insight and advice into making your WordPress more inclusive without the bloat.
September 9, 2015 — There are over 20 million blind adults in the United States, approximately 10% of whom use screen readers to access the internet. Likewise, roughly 8% of men and 0.5% of women have some form of color blindness. Many government contracts are beginning to require websites to be accessible and many companies who are not legally required to build accessible websites are starting to do it regardless. What goes into making a website accessible? How can you determine whether or not your website is? This presentation discusses both tools and techniques that can help you build accessible websites
August 21, 2015 — Анна затронет тему доступности сайтов на WordPress для слабовидящей аудитории и поделится практическим опытом разработки подобного проекта в докладе «Онлайн-кинотеатр для слабовидящих на WordPress: практическая доступность».
August 17, 2015 — If you are in charge of user experience, development, or strategy for a WordPress web site, Accessible UX will help you make your site accessible without sacrificing design or innovation. This talk is about the experience difficulties faced by people with vision, mobility, hearing, and cognitive disabilities as they use the interfaces we make for them. Rooted in universal design principles, this presentation provides solutions: practical advice and examples of how to create sites that everyone can use.
August 6, 2015 — The focus of this presentation is making a WordPress theme more accessible for those with disabilities. This presentation is programming specific, and cover various HTML and CSS requirements to ensure any WordPress theme is accessibility-ready. I cover accessible images, media, link text, headings, keyboard navigation, colour contrast, skip links, and forms; and how a developer can program these aspects to meet WCAG 2.0 Guidelines.
July 27, 2015 — The focus of my presentation is 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 tools and tips.
July 19, 2015 — Alle reden immer wieder über Barrierefreiheit. Jeder, der mit dem Web arbeitet, kennt die eine oder andere Regel, die es zu erfüllen gilt. Was genau sich hinter „barrierefrei“ verbirgt und wer davon profitieren soll, bleibt im Unklaren.
July 14, 2015 — Your theme accessibility-ready? Let me talk you through some crucial questions.
1. Why do you need your WordPress theme to be accessible for everyone?
2. How do different kinds of visitors use your site?
3. Why are links, headings, form labels and colours important?
4. Where to find the specs and documentation and how to test your theme.
June 17, 2015 — This talk discusses the literal definition, some common misconceptions, benefits and more benefits, as well as what accessibility means to me.
June 9, 2015 — Do you know what it takes to make a website that works for everyone? Come to this info-packed session to learn about website accessibility, WordPress accessibility initiatives, and the role that YOU play in making the web more accessible. There are resources, tips, and code snippets galore!