Alisa Herr, Jeremy Proffitt and Pat Eason: Accessibility Panel

Continue the discussion

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


June 19, 2017

During this session, we’ll hear from a three person panel on the importance of web accessibility, and how it affects users and businesses. Our panel will discuss various aspects of accessibility with WordPress, and will take questions. We will experience a screen reader and listen to what a user actually hears when navigating both an accessible and a non-accessible website. We’ll explore the most common types of disabilities that can impede usability, checkout out some techniques to improve accessibility, and look at WordPress specific solutions that can help.


An overview of WCAG 2.0
Tools for testing accessibility
5 easy changes to make TODAY to help with your website’s accessibility
How to better accommodate disabilities and create more accessible web experiences.
WordPress specific tools that can be used to make accessibility better.
How to sell accessibility to your clients
Who has to be accessible by law and the fines associated
Organic UX and SEO benefits

Rate this:


WordCamp Asheville 2017 32


Alisa Herr 3
Jeremy Proffitt 2
Pat Eason 2


Accessibility 253


English 9749

MP4: Low, Med, High, Original
OGG: Low
Subtitle this video →
%d bloggers like this: