‘Accessible’ Videos

  • Marie Guillaumet: 8 conseils pour rendre votre thème WordPress plus accessible !

    Marie Guillaumet: 8 conseils pour rendre votre thème WordPress plus accessible !

    WordCamp Bordeaux 2019Speaker: Marie Guillaumet

    April 18, 2019 — Quand vous concevez ou développez un thème WordPress, comment vous assurer que celui-ci sera bien accessible aux personnes en situation de handicap ? Quelles sont les erreurs fréquentes d’accessibilité que vous pouvez éviter ?

    Dans cette conférence hybride, il sera question à la fois de design et de code : nous verrons ensemble les principaux points à prendre en compte dans l’élaboration d’un thème WordPress accessible.

    Nous aborderons notamment la structuration des pages, les formulaires, l’internationalisation et certaines aides à la navigation, à grand renfort de cas utilisateurs, d’astuces, d’exemples et de snippets.

    Il sera également question de design graphique : si la présentation de certains éléments d’interface courants peut parfois poser des problèmes de lisibilité et de compréhension, il existe néanmoins de nombreuses solutions pour concilier design et accessibilité !

    Et si vous n’êtes ni designer ni développeur ou développeuse, mais que la question de l’accessibilité des thèmes WordPress vous intéresse, vous repartirez de là avec de nombreuses pistes pour évaluer rapidement le niveau d’accessibilité de votre futur thème.

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  • Melanie Adcock: How To Make Your WordPress Site Accessible To Everyone

    Melanie Adcock: How To Make Your WordPress Site Accessible To Everyone

    WordCamp Miami 2018Speaker: Melanie Adcock

    January 22, 2019 — Website Accessibility should not be an option or afterthought. Learn what you should be doing to build website that are accessible to those with disabilities, and the available tools to implement and test your sites.

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  • Sandy Feldman: Making websites accessible and complying with the AODA

    Sandy Feldman: Making websites accessible and complying with the AODA

    WordCamp Toronto 2018Speaker: Sandy Feldman

    December 28, 2018 — This session is about creating accessible web sites. I will talk about:

    Ontario’s accessibility requirements
    Some tips for creating accessible code
    Free tools to test for accessibility
    WordPress themes that are accessibility ready and
    Gutenberg and accessibility

    People with disabilities can’t use Gutenberg effectively. Larger organizations who implement it may face legal fallout.
    The WordPress accessibility community is rallying to make WordPress do the right thing by disabled users. I will talk about those efforts, as well as the efforts of the Gutenberg team to improve its accessibility.
    Attendees will learn about:

    how blind people use the web
    creating accessible web sites
    the guidelines that help you know what to do
    free tools to test for accessibility and
    accessibility ready WordPress themes

    According to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) beginning January 1, 2021 all public websites and web content posted after January 1, 2012 must meet WCAG 2.0 Level AA. Learn about meeting this requirement.
    https://www.ontario.ca/page/how-make-websites-accessible.
    Beginning January 1, 2014: new public websites, significantly refreshed websites and any web content posted after January 1, 2012 must meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A.
    Beginning January 1, 2021: all public websites and web content posted after January 1, 2012 must meet WCAG 2.0 Level AA other than criteria 1.2.4 (live captions) and 1.2.5 (pre-recorded audio descriptions).

  • Maja Benke: Accessible Design

    Maja Benke: Accessible Design

    WordCamp London 2018Speaker: Maja Benke

    November 26, 2018 — The design of a website can support, but also hinder the accessibility of the site. In this talk I would like to show the most common problems in the web in terms of accessible design and give an overview over good practice and also over potential conflicts between different accessible needs and how to deal with that.

    In the talk I will show you tools and resources to that will help you to design accessible websites and also how to integrate accessibility from the beginning into the design process.

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  • Cynthia Ng: Making Accessible Content and Websites in Wordpress

    Cynthia Ng: Making Accessible Content and Websites in WordPress

    WordPress Meetup Cowichan ValleySpeaker: Cynthia Ng

    October 26, 2018 — Cynthia Ng (@TheRealArty) gives us her views on Accessibility on Content and WordPress websites with a special focus on the laws in Ontario, Canada.
    Presentation given at Cowichan Valley WordPress Meetup.

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  • Jules Ernst: Tips om je website toegankelijk te maken voor iedereen (NL)

    Jules Ernst: Tips om je website toegankelijk te maken voor iedereen (NL)

    WordCamp Rotterdam 2018Speaker: Jules Ernst

    April 27, 2018 — Het zijn vaak de kleine dingen die je website onbruikbaar maken voor mensen die een bepaalde beperking hebben. In vogelvlucht brengt Jules je bij hoe bijvoorbeeld mensen niet kunnen zien of geen muis kunnen gebruiken toch een website kunnen gebruiken. Ik breng je bij welke problemen sommige bezoekers kunnen ervaren. Je krijgt tips hoe je zelf eenvoudig je website of je template kan controleren op een aantal belangrijke punten van toegankelijkheid. Wellicht kan je daarmee in de toekomst een betere keuze maken uit de grote hoeveelheid templates die de WordPress-gemeenschap je biedt.

  • Jeremy Felt: Managing Accessible Content on Thousands of Sites

    Jeremy Felt: Managing Accessible Content on Thousands of Sites

    WordCamp US 2017Speaker: Jeremy Felt

    December 7, 2017 — Just over a year ago, Washington State University received a complaint through the Office of Civil Rights that some of our web pages were not accessible. This talk will cover the steps we took to address the complaint, how we started to grasp where 5 million URLs were published, and what processes and open source tools we have in place to ensure that web accessibility is our top priority.

  • Andrew Woods: The Web We Make

    Andrew Woods: The Web We Make

    WordCamp Seattle 2016Speaker: Andrew Woods

    October 8, 2017 — The web plays a lot of roles in modern life. It’s a world wide network designed to be available and accessible to everyone. The types of people, their range of abilities, and their types of devices are quite diverse. How can we, as developers, impact this diverse user base? How can we make the web a better place? The approach we use to develop our code can have a significant impact. That approach is the combination of accessible design and progressive enhancement.

  • Erik Bernskiöld: Making Your Websites Accessible Doesn’t Have to Be Hard

    Erik Bernskiöld: Making Your Websites Accessible Doesn’t Have to Be Hard

    WordCamp Antwerp 2016Speaker: Erik Bernskiold

    October 17, 2016 — Why should we make websites more accessible? Isn’t that really much work? No. In this presentation you will discover the tricks to getting 70% there. Making your website work better for everyone. Making accessible websites doesn’t have to be hard.

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