Accessible Polls and Surveys

We are always looking at ways to increase feedback from disabled users of WordPress. The more we know about the issues that people face every day, the more we can advocate for positive changes.

We also appreciate that it can be very daunting to post a comment on a blog like this one. So we would like to look at using short surveys and simple polls as a way of allowing people to give us their feedback as simply and as easily as possible. That, however, raises a whole new set of potential problems. We need to ensure that whatever tools we do use are as accessible as possible.

This where you come in.

Please tell us about any accessible survey and poll applications that you know of.


IRC Meeting: July 17, 2013

Long time no meetup update! Our regular IRC meetings have still been taking place every Wednesday at 19:00 UTC But we’ve been so busy that it’s been hard to stop and provide updates.

Last night’s meeting focused on how to gain a better insight into the real problems that some WordPress users face every day. We also discussed ways to increase the flow of information from those users so that we can advocate high priority changes on their behalf. We’ll be posting about some of our ideas and asking for your help shortly.

#wordpress-ui log for July 17, 2013


Accessibility Objectives for WordPress – Initial Thoughts

Some of us have been talking recently about pulling together some accessibility objectives for WordPress. These are things that we feel could, or should, be happening to ensure that the profile of accessibility is enhanced with the WordPress community.

Ultimately, in order to support Matt Mullenweg’s view on the democratisation of the web by web-related software we want as many WordPress websites as possible to be accessible to as many people as possible. We also need to ensure that the WordPress admin screens are not excluding certain user groups from key parts of functionality.

With that in mind, here is our initial list of objectives. Please feel free to comment on these, and to suggest others that you think are also important.

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