Organizing fully accessible communities

With Jordan Quintal in the Community track

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Most of us have discovered that has made efforts into making the WordPress platform more web accessible to those with physical and mental challenges, as a website publishing platform, but what about WordPress communities?

My presentation will discuss how to make your WordPress community or WordCamp event more accessible. I will cover what accessibility is, and why it is important. I will cover who accessibility affects, and how accessibility can help those affected. I will also discuss what it means to me as a person with a physical disability, and share some life experiences and real life challenges. From there, I will share some informative tips on how any community leader can go about making their WordPress communities and WordCamp events more accessible.

Learning outcomes

  • an understanding of how to make your local WordPress community more accessible to people with disabilities.