Hackathon automated accessibility testing with Deque on the WCUS contributor day

At WordCamp US in Nashville, Deque Systems will join the accessibility team for a hackathon to set up automated accessibility testing for WordPress core, on Sunday, December 9th.

The goal is to include accessibility checks for core, together with the current tests, like Unit and e2e tests and the checks for PHP coding standards we have now.

Deque develops tools like aXe core that can be used for automated testing and they will be sending one or two of their lead developers to work on this with the WordPress core developers.

From the WordPress side we would like to invite core developers to join in and help find solutions to set this up.

Do you know your way around the automated testing system of WordPress core, do you attend the contributor day and do you have time to help?
Please contact the accessibility team in WordPress Slack in the #accessibility channel.