Frontend Release v3.4.8 and a call for a11y testing

v3.4.8 of the OpenverseOpenverse Openverse is a search engine for openly-licensed media, including photos, audio, and video. Openverse is also the name for the collection of related code repositories that make up the project. frontend released today. View the full changelog in GitHub.

Most crucially, we have released a new version of our audio track component with 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) improvements. We would love if folks with #accessibility expertise could test the component and provide any feedback. Specifically, we’re looking for feedback on the experience of using our audio component with keyboard controls in a screen reader. Here is an example URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org:

https://wordpress.org/openverse/search/audio?q=dance

Any identified bugs or concerns can be shared here in GitHub. Thank you!

We also fixed a bug with the ‘load more’ button disappearing when one media type returned zero results, along with a number of small improvements.

Thank you to all contributors!