WP Accessibility Day 2022 is happening subsequent month on November 2-3. The one-day digital occasion options 24 hours of talks on constructing accessible web sites in WordPress. It’s independently organized by volunteers from WordPress’ Accessibility Staff and different neighborhood members.
The schedule for the occasion is at the moment a password-protected web page however needs to be out there quickly. The YouTube recordings for the 2020 occasion supply an excellent instance of the form of subjects attendees can count on – constructing accessible menus from scratch, Gutenberg’s accessibility with display screen readers, how you can use ARIA in varieties, important HTML tweaks for accessible themes, and extra. A single observe will run roughly 26-28 displays throughout the course of the occasion.
WP Accessibility Day can be remiss with out accessibility lodging in place. Organizers are endeavoring to supply probably the most accessible expertise potential with the assets they’ve, together with the next:
- Movies will stream through YouTube with closed captions.
- Transcripts will probably be out there by way of StreamText.
- Slido will probably be used for chat and submitting inquiries to the audio system.
Opening remarks will start at 14:45 UTC (11/2/2022 at 10:45 AM America/New_York) and attendees are welcome to hitch for any classes all through the 24 hours. Registration is now open and it’s free to attend. There’s additionally a $150 microsponsorship choice. WP Accessibility Day has 16 corporate sponsors who will present attendees with digital swag and prizes.