September 29, 2020 — This talk explains the importance and value of advocating for accessibility. Learn how to add accessibility techniques to your processes. Learn how making sites accessible can increase revenue and grow audiences.
June 21, 2020 — Every website should ideally be built so that whoever visits it, for whichever possible reason, is able to navigate through it: we can describe this idea as Universal Design.
Obviously, in practice, it’s impossible to build the perfect website for everyone, but, if we want to take steps towards this ideal, three concepts can guide our choices: accessibility, usability and inclusion. In this talk, Stefano will explore these concepts, discussing what they are, what makes them different from one another (despite their overlappings) and how we can use them together to build the best possible experience for most of our users.
June 19, 2020 — Merary will be hosting a practical session covering the most relevant considerations for developers, testers, designers and project managers in relation to accessibility best practices.
In this interactive session, attendees will be able to emulate people with disabilities in various scenarios, audit apps (Android/iOS), websites, digital documentation and design techniques using modern concepts and tools. We will cover all Web Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1), WAI-ARIA best practices and Inclusive Design methodologies.
June 18, 2020 — This talk will not deal with technical aspects of making sites accessible, but will focus on why building in accessibility on websites is good for business. Business owners will find this information helpful, and anyone who develops sites for businesses (and nonprofits!) will also find tips for “”selling”” accessibility to clients who may be unfamiliar with the concept, and how to get them to fully embrace it.”
June 6, 2020 — We cover a few different things that have to do with web accessibility.
1. Why web accessibility is important for WordPress developers to understand.
2. What WCAG 2.1 and Section 508 are.
3. Then we offer our 11 easy steps that you can take immediately to help your website be more compliant.
April 21, 2020 — Page builders like Beaver Builder and Elementor are immensely popular because they let you create sophisticated layouts quickly and with minimal code knowledge. But are the web pages they produce accessible? I take both builders for a spin to see whether their templated content meets accessibility standards and what room there is for improvement.
April 16, 2020 — Enrique Sanchez is demonstrates what it’s like to operate Gutenberg using nothing but a keyboard.
February 10, 2020 — If you are a theme, plugin or core developer/designer you need to test your work for accessibility errors, but how to do this and what are the guidelines to follow?
In this talk I will give you an overview of useful test tools, how to use them and how to integrate testing your development workflow.
Also, I will give you tips on additional testing that can’t be automated, like using and testing your work with only your keyboard.
January 14, 2020 — Accessibility is legally and morally important. Yes, it does take extra effort, but making your website accessible will help you reach more customers and should improve your site’s ranking by search engines.
Learn five user limitations and how to make sure your website works for everyone!
January 2, 2020 — October 23, 2018 – We’ll show you some easy steps to help make your WordPress website become ADA Section 508 compliant.
In this talk we’ll touch on WCAG 2.0 and how important web accessibility is for the hearing impaired and the blind.