Coolfields Consulting Blog
Published: Nov 26th, 2013 | 2 Comments
The problem of insufficient link text within WordPress admin screens could bizarrely be solved with the use of the aria-hidden attribute. This post sets out the problem and describes a possible solution. But is it a good idea? Comments welcome.
Published: Nov 25th, 2013 | 1 Comment
Brief write up of the first WordCamp London which took place in November 2013.
Published: Nov 8th, 2013 | No Comments
I’m currently preparing for another two accessibility presentations during November 2013. It’s been a busy autumn so far on my tour of meetups and other events.
Published: Oct 17th, 2013 | No Comments
a11yLDN (Accessibility London) conference is returning on Saturday 26th October 2013. I’m presenting on the progress made to make WordPress as accessible as possible. The event is free but you need to secure a ticket.
Published: Sep 18th, 2013 | 2 Comments
The Add Media functionality was introduced into WordPress with version 3.5. Unfortunately it was completely inaccessible to anyone who couldn’t use a mouse. This post explains the main issues and looks at a pragmatic ARIA fix that could help solve some of the issues.
Published: Jul 23rd, 2013 | No Comments
Summaries from the two accessibility presentations I gave to WordCamp UK 2013 in Lancaster – the annual UK meetup for WordPress developers and users. The presentations were a Beginners Guide to Accessibility, and a look at WordPress and Web Accessibility: Where we’ve got to, and where to next.
Published: Jul 8th, 2013 | 2 Comments
An updated version of my Keyboard Accessible Dropdown Menu Plugin is now available through WordPress.org. Read about the changes that have been made.
Published: Jul 3rd, 2013 | 1 Comment
Summary of presentation I gave to WordPress London. Demonstrates simple usability enhancements for WordPress themes – in code and using plugins.
Published: Jun 23rd, 2013 | No Comments
WordPress is a very popular Content Management System. This site is built with it. Find out why we use it and why we would recommend it for your website.
Published: Feb 15th, 2013 | No Comments
I’ve created a new WordPress Plugin which adds a permanently visible Log Out link to the Admin Toolbar within the WordPress Admin screens. You can download it here.