Add Media Panel and WordPress 3.6 – A Simple Solution?

The betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. version of WordPress 3.6 is very close now and the chances of significant extra functionality being included must be slim. But, the Add Media Panel introduced in 3.5 is still inaccessible and the tracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. tickets raised on this are still untouched.

This is a real problem as the Add Media Panel is such a key piece of functionality.

However, from our IRC chat yesterday the germs of a simple solution may have emerged – a solution that could maybe make the functionality accessible to keyboard and screen reader users. We just need someone to give it a try.

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#accessibility, #add-media, #images, #irc, #keyboard, #markup, #media-manager, #screen-reader, #ui

Post Revision Timestamps

Following a suggestion from @Ryan McCue about making timestamps in post revisionsRevisions The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision. human readable, I’ve set up a test case that uses both human readable and W3C recommended timestamp formats.

All feedback and comments here, please.

#markup, #testing