Accessibility Team meeting notes – April 10, 2020

These are the weekly notes 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 that happens on Fridays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here.

Meeting times change to observe DST

The team agreed to move the meeting times one hour earlier to adjust to DST. @nrqsnchz will update the meeting dates in the various places where it is announced.

CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. auto-updates pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party

The team behind the Core auto-updates plugin has made significant progress and is requesting feedback from the team. There is a call for testing with all the details and information needed.

Working plans for 5.5

As discussed in previous meetings, the team has formulated a list of projects we’d like to focus on for 5.5:

Call for volunteers

Folks who are interested in participating and helping on any of these projects are welcome to chime in in the comments of this post. We’ll continue to discuss progress and direction during our weekly team meetings.

5.4 retrospective and call for feedback

The team was reminded of the 5.4 retrospective and call for feedback and was invited to leave comments on that post. The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization.