Useful plugins

We do not specifically endorse any of the plugins listed here but offer them as tools for you to test and use in your own accessible WordPress site.

Note that while many plugins in the WordPress 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party repository are overlays or widgets, none of those are listed here. The 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) team does not recommend the usage of accessibility overlays.

Testing Tools & Content Analysis

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Plugin or Theme Specific Patterns

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Editing Tools

  • Accessibility New Window Warnings – Automatically adds visible warnings on all links that open in new tabs or windows
  • Screen Reader Text Format – Adds a blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. editor text control to set content as screen reader only.
  • MCE Accessible Language Change — Adds language change button in the WordPress WYSIWYGWhat You See Is What You Get What You See Is What You Get. Most commonly used in relation to editors, where changes made in edit mode reflect exactly as they will translate to the published page. editor.

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Social Media

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General Purpose

  • WP Accessibility — provides features that fix accessibility issues in your site.

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