Time to Test Twenty Fifteen!

Today, Twenty Fifteen landed in /trunk.

@iamtakashi and others have worked really hard to make this first pass accessibility-ready from the start. 🙂

I’ve done an initial accessibility-ready review and advised on a few bug fixes. But we still should bang and bend this lovely theme from an accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) perspective.

Note: This theme has different color schemes, so keep in mind only the default one needs to meet the accessibility checks.

We’d love to find a more elegant solution for the focus styles on the main navigation links.

If you’re not comfortable filing a ticket, just comment here and we’ll consolidate them into feedback on future tickets.

Please post all feedback here. If you are using assistive technologyAssistive technology Assistive technology is an umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and also includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them. Assistive technology promotes greater independence by enabling people to perform tasks that they were formerly unable to accomplish, or had great difficulty accomplishing, by providing enhancements to, or changing methods of interacting with, the technology needed to accomplish such tasks. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assistive_technology to test Twenty Fifteen, please indicate exactly what software you are using and web browser — including the version number, if possible.

To test Twenty Fifteen:

  1. Install WordPress locally.
  2. Download and install the Beta Tester plugin.
  3. Configure the Beta Tester plugin and update WordPress.
  4. Activate Twenty Fifteen and test to these standards.

October 15, 2014: Updated post with instructions on how to get Twenty Fifteen. Updated with additional feedback instructions.