Accessibility Team Meeting Notes: August 6, 2021

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.

Discuss ticket Network admin can’t be accessed via keyboard.

This ticket has been moved to 5.9 milestone.

Discuss ticket Proposal: Simplify WordPress Admin Navigation.

As this is a huge project, the team agreed to see if anybody in the Design team wants to own the ticket.

Open floor

The issue about removing the screen-reader-text:focus class from Gutenberg and the related pull request could use some feedback.