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Getting Started With Accessibility - WordPress Accessibility Day 2022

Getting Started With Accessibility - WordPress Accessibility Day 2022

Accessibility can be overwhelming and it can be hard to know where and how to get started. This talk will cover the basics, such as colour, images, headings, language, and more. This is a great beginner talk, but also a refresher for those who may have forgotten the basics or want to make sure they cover them.

Want details on specific things that I talked about (including sources), or a transcript of the talk? They are available at gregoryhammond.ca .

Gregory Hammond

October 06, 2022
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  1. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Getting Started With

    Accessibility By: Gregory Hammond Slides available for browsing and download at: https://bit.ly/wpad2022
  2. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Why Is Accessibility

    Important? 1/4 people have a disability (could be visible or invisible)
  3. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Choose A Theme

  4. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Headings Use h1

    through h6
  5. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Language Simple language?

  6. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Images Add alt

    text
  7. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Colour Minimum of

    3:1 4.5:1 for paragraph The higher the better
  8. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Fonts There isn’t

    a best font Limit the number to three or less
  9. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Font Spacing &

    Size Include enough space between letters and paragraphs 16px to start Make sure 200% zoom can be used
  10. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Audio And Video

    Don’t auto-play Include closed captions & audio description
  11. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Links Blue in

    colour and underlined Make it descriptive
  12. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Visit Your Website?

    Fully load in 3 seconds or less And look good on a smaller device
  13. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter This isn’t a

    guide to make your website 100% accessible
  14. WP Accessibility Day 2022. @devGregory on Twitter Slides available at:

    https://bit.ly/wpad2022 Thanks to the WordPress Accessibility Day Organizing team Questions? All my contact methods are available at gregoryhammond.ca