Education Opportunities

There are many places around the internet where you can learn more about 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). ( either within the WordPress ecosystem or as a general technical concept. Here are a few suggestions:

WordPress Accessibility at LinkedIn Learning – Learn about accessibility within WordPress from Joe Dolson, a WordPress coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. committer and contributor to the accessibility team.

Online Courses by the A11y Collective – A wide variety of courses about accessibility on the web, including many created by Rian Rietveld, a former WordPress team representative for accessibility.

Course path on Website Accessibility at PluralSight – A series of courses on many aspects of website accessibility by several great authors.

Lesson Plan on Theme Accessibility – Advice from Learn WordPress about making a theme accessible.

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