Coolfields Consulting Posts Tagged ‘Keyboard Accessibility’

Video: How Do I Know My WordPress Website is Accessible?

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In February 2014 I presented to WordPress London Meetup Group on some easy checks that anyone can do on their own websites to help make their WordPress website accessible. And here is the video of my presentation, along a with a transcript, the slides and the list of questions. When doing accessibility testing I often […]

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Specification for an accessible video/media player

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The whole world is going video now, and I want to start including videos on the Coolfields Consulting website. But obviously I want the videos to be presented in an accessible player that works on all the major platforms – including tablets and smartphones. So here is my requirements list for an accessible media player.

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A possible ARIA solution to improve accessibility of the WordPress Add Media Panel

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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.

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WordPress Keyboard Accessible Dropdown Menus Plugin Revisited

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An updated version of my Keyboard Accessible Dropdown Menu Plugin is now available through WordPress.org. Read about the changes that have been made.

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WordPress 3.5 Accessibility Update – November 2012

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In summer 2012 I presented to WordCamp UK about WordPress and Web Accessibility and flagged many accessibility deficiencies in the admin screens. But what has actually happened since then, and what changes are in the upcoming release of WordPress 3.5?

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WordPress Admin Menu Accessibility Plugin Version 0.1

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This post focusses on a WordPress plugin that I’ve created that takes some small steps to help with the accessibility of the WordPress admin screens.

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Specification for an Accessible Lightbox

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Lightbox or pop-up panel functionality is very popular on sites these days – however most lightboxes are not accessible. This post proposes a specification for an accessible lightbox.

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WordPress and Accessibility – a11yLDNmeetup December 1st 2011

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Here is my ‘script’ from a lightning talk I gave to the inaugural a11yLDNmeetup in London on 1st December 2011.

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WordPress Keyboard Accessible Dropdown Menus Plugin Version 0.1

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Interested in a plugin that makes dropdown menus keyboard accessible in default WordPress themes?

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