‘a11y’ Videos

  • Roberto Remedios: ¿Cómo revisar si mi sitio web es accesible?

    WordCamp Mexico 2020Speaker: Roberto Remedios

    January 9, 2021 — Exploraremos cómo utilizar las diferentes herramientas que nos ayudan en la audibilidad de la accesibilidad en los sitios web para cumplir con los estándares WCAG 2.0, inspector de Google Chrome, ANDY, asistente de acceso LEVEL ACCESS, etc. Esta sesión es para todo tipo de usuarios, siendo más fácil para los encargados de las partes técnicas (desarrolladores).

  • Eric Malcolm: Designing, Developing & Testing for Accessibility

    WordCamp Jackson 2019Speaker: Eric Malcolm

    December 27, 2019 — In this talk we will go over the basics of designing, developing and testing for accessibility. We will cover accessibility principles (POUR: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, Robust) and approaches to achieving accessibility guidelines including: Color Contrast, Sizing & Spacing, Device Independent User Input, Page Structure, Headings, Testing Tools, Extensions, Testing with a Screen Reader.

  • 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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  • Aisha Blake: Web Accessibility – How to Be an A11y

    WordCamp Detroit 2018Speaker: Aisha Blake

    April 3, 2019 — Your content is clear, your images are responsive, your code is clean, and your layout flows beautifully on all the most popular devices. You think you’re ready to launch, but you might have overlooked a crucial aspect of your website’s development. If it’s not easy for a person to access your content regardless of the way in which they use the internet, there’s still work to be done. Developing for accessibility should be part of the standard workflow, but it’s often given very little attention. This session will cover some of the low-hanging fruit that you can start picking today and take a deep dive into a few tools to help you build accessibility into your projects from the beginning.

  • Erin Olmon: Making A11y Official

    WordCamp Portland 2018Speaker: Erin Olmon

    January 6, 2019 — Whether you’re writing a client proposal or documenting the success criteria of your web presence, explicitly accounting for accessibility provides benchmarks to measure the success of your project against and establishes important expectations. This talk will discuss when, where, and why to account for accessibility in projects or an organization.

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  • Maja Benke: Accessibility 1×1

    WordCamp Cologne 2017Speaker: Maja Benke

    November 29, 2017 — Maja Benke erklärt die Grundlagen für die Zugänglichkeit von Digitalen Inhalten (Accessibility).

  • Mik Scarlet: A11Y and How to Sell it to a Client

    WordCamp London 2017Speaker: Mik Scarlet

    June 2, 2017 — Mik is TV Presenter, Journalist and Access Expert.
    With over 30 years in the media he was one of the first well-known disabled people to appear on TV in the UK, working on shows such as Beat That, From The Edge, The Travel Show, BBC News and C5 News. Alongside his media career, He is one of the UK’s leading access and inclusion experts. His advise major companies and government bodies on how to create and maintain systems that ensure disabled people, and all other protected characteristics as described by the Equality Act 2010, are fully included in society. He is specialise in the retail, leisure and transport industries.
    His talk is on #A11Y and How to Sell it to a Client.
    In his talk he explained the reason why it is so vital for all working it the field of WordPress to ensure their output is accessible. But more importantly, he explained how to sell this to potential clients, and why it is so vital for them to invest in #A11Y.

  • Jennifer Swisher: Creating Websites for Everyone

    WordCamp St. Louis 2017Speaker: Jennifer Swisher

    March 30, 2017 — 1 in 5 people in the US, report having some kind of disability. For some, these disabilities make it difficult to access the internet. That’s where web accessibility comes in. According to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), web accessibility means that “people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with the Web, and that they can contribute to the Web.” Not only does web accessibility help people with disabilities, it helps others experience the Web, including individuals whose abilities have changed as they’ve gotten older.

    Web accessibility is so much more than standards and checking off items on a list. It’s about having empathy for someone else. To be frank, web accessibility makes it possible for everyone to google the burning question that we all have at 2a.m.: Where can I get pizza at this hour?

    This talk will cover:

    The basics of web accessibility
    “People First” language
    The importance of empathy
    Inclusive design and content creation best practices
    Helpful tools and resources

  • WordPress Community Interview With Amanda Rush

    WordPress Community Interview SeriesSpeaker: Amanda Rush

    January 16, 2017 — Amanda Rush designs websites and web applications using various content management systems including WordPress, as well as testing websites for accessibility according to the W3C standards and for Section 508 compliance. She checks for usability with Jaws for Windows, Non-Visual Desktop Access, (NVDA), Window Eyes, System Access, and VoiceOver at Customer Servant Consultancy.

    For the full description of the interview, go to: https://blog.wordpress.tv