Accessibility team meeting agenda: October 22nd

This is the proposed agenda for the 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). ( team meeting on October 22, 2018 at 15:00 UTC:

  1. Update the SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel topic: add a kind invite to not use threads, as they’re barely accessible
  2. Reps election: the team needs to elect two reps among the team active contributors. @joedolson and @audrasjb have expressed their availability, plus candidates who may want to apply during the meeting or in the post comments below. For more details, please refer to the the Team Reps guidelines
  3. Discuss meeting new weekday / time
  4. Communication plan for the GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. accessibility feedback
  5. Accessibility feedback on Gutenberg: be kind, open, transparent, professional
  6. Open floor

If you have anything to propose to add to the agenda or specific items related to the above, then please leave a comment below. Either way, everyone is welcome to join!

This meeting is held in the #accessibility channel in the Making WordPress Slack (requires registration).