Accessibility Coding Standards now in draft and seeking comments.

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). ( Team has created draft Accessibility Coding Standards for the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. handbook.  These standards will remain in draft format for at least the next two weeks while everyone has an opportunity to review and comment.  If there are significant changes made based on the comments, additional posts here will be made announcing them and seeking further comments.

Please review the draft standards and leave your comments on this post.