In this Make WordPress 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) Handbook you will learn what the best practices are for web accessibility, the many great accessibility tools, the testing we do to improve WordPress, themes, and plugins, and how to get involved in WordPress accessibility.

Our Mission

The Accessibility Team works to make WordPress accessible to as many people as possible. This means making sure people are not just able to read web pages but also to create and maintain websites.

You are a part of this mission. You benefit from this mission. So in the spirit of one of the largest open-source communities in the world, let’s work on universal accessibility.

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The Make WordPress Accessible Team needs your time and talent. Writers, marketers, developers, copy editors, testers: anyone can help.

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