Search Results for ‘accessibility

  • Joe A. Simpson, Jr.: Ouch! WordPress Accessibility That Should Not Hurt

    Joe A. Simpson, Jr.: Ouch! WordPress Accessibility That Should Not Hurt

    WordCamp Long Beach 2019Speakers: Joe A. Simpson, Jr.

    November 13, 2019 — At a WordPress Meetup presentation, an attendee turned and punched Joe A. Simpson, Jr, in the arm saying, “accessibility makes me so angry!”

    We’ll debunk common misconceptions designers, developers, and business owners have and learn how advocating for access to all improves your site SEO, design, user experience and function through interactive examples and discussion.

  • Christine Laikind: SEO And Accessibility - How they Work Together

    Christine Laikind: SEO And Accessibility – How they Work Together

    WordCamp Birmingham 2019Speaker: Christine Laikind

    November 13, 2019 — While it is important to understand where SEO and accessibility (a11y) overlap in order to optimize correctly for both, it is important to note that optimizing for one is not necessarily akin to optimizing for the other. In other words, if you’ve optimized a page for search engines, it does not necessarily mean you made it accessible and visa versa. What it is very important to UNDERSTAND that there IS overlap – and if you understand the overlap, you can successfully optimize for both.

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  • Maja Benke: How to start with Accessibility

    Maja Benke: How to start with Accessibility

    WordCamp Stuttgart 2019Speaker: Maja Benke

    November 10, 2019 — Most freelancers and agencies who work in web knows that accessibility matters, but during the daily working life it is sometimes hard to include accessibility into the projects. At the same time accessibility seems like a huge area and it overwhelms sometimes to start with it. In this talk I will show some tools and resources about accessibility that makes it easy to start with accessibility. Also I will show the most common accessibility issues in web projects and provide simple solutions, that are easy to integrate.

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  • Trevor Johnson-Steigelman: 5 Ways to Improve your Website Accessibility

    Trevor Johnson-Steigelman: 5 Ways to Improve your Website Accessibility

    WordCamp Rochester 2019Speaker: Trevor Johnson-Steigelman

    November 4, 2019 — Over 15 million U.S. Internet users have some form of impairment that affects their ability to use the Internet. In this talk, we will share some simple ways to improve your site’s accessibility. These changes help everyone. As an extra bonus, accessibility improves your search engine optimization (SEO). By the end of this session, you will be able to understand why accessibility is helpful for everyone, to help make your website better for the visually impaired, to help make your website better for the hearing impaired, to help make your website better for the mobility impaired, to improve your website SEO.

  • Joseph LoPreste: Web Accessibility made easy for WordPress

    Joseph LoPreste: Web Accessibility made easy for WordPress

    WordCamp Birmingham 2019Speaker: Joseph LoPreste

    October 29, 2019 — We explain what the WCAG 2.1 guidelines are and why they are so important to us as WordPress developers and agencies.

    Then we offer our easy and actionable steps that you can do to your website as soon as you get home to help you become compliant.

    We of course go through and explain each step we offer so you will understand clearly.

    Finally, we offer some resources and links to completely free plugins that you can use to test your websites Section 508 compliance and help your compliance instantly.

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  • Joe LoPreste: Your SEO depends on web accessibility and you didn’t even know it
  • Joseph LoPreste: Web Accessibility made easy for WordPress

    Joseph LoPreste: Web Accessibility made easy for WordPress

    WordCamp Asheville 2019Speaker: Joseph LoPreste

    August 5, 2019 — We explain what the WCAG 2.1 guidelines are and why they are so important to us as WordPress developers and agencies.

    Then we offer our 11 easy and actionable steps that you can do to your website as soon as you get home to help you become compliant.

    We of course go through and explain each step we offer so you will understand clearly.

    Finally, we offer some resources and links to completely free plugins that you can use to test your websites Section 508 compliance and help your compliance instantly.

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    You will learn exactly what web accessibility and WCAG 2.1 are.We give you easy and actionable steps you can take immediately to help your compliance.We give you links to free software to audit your site and free software to help you be compliant before you get home.

  • Joseph LoPreste: Web Accessibility For WordPress

    Joseph LoPreste: Web Accessibility For WordPress

    WordCamp Atlanta 2019Speaker: Joseph LoPreste

    July 7, 2019 — We explain what web accessibility (WCAG 2.1) is and why it is so important we understand it and be compliant.

    Then we offer our easy and actionable steps that you can take and incorporate into your design and development process.

    We also explain each step so you know exactly what they are and how to implement them.

    Finally we offer some links to completely free software that will help you test and remediate your website.

  • Christine Laikind: Ways Marketers can Improve SEO with Web Accessibility

    Christine Laikind: Ways Marketers can Improve SEO with Web Accessibility

    WordCamp Atlanta 2019Speaker: Christine Laikind

    June 26, 2019 — When a website is inaccessible, it is not just an issue of compliance, it is just bad practice on display. People with disabilities ranging from blindness, deafness, dyslexia and others may navigate and consume content in different ways with assistive technology (like screen readers, captioning or joy sticks). Therefore it is not that difficult to understand why lack of accessibility negatively impacts SEO. Web accessibility is not just for developers, it is just as important for marketers to make it part of their digital marketing to ensure that opportunities for success aren’t missed.

  • Ismail Ismail: Accessibility - what is it?

    Ismail Ismail: Accessibility – what is it?

    Wordcamp Plovdiv 2019Speaker: Ismail Ismail

    June 25, 2019 — Достъпност … web достъпност – какво представлява и защо е нужна?