Recap of Dec. 13, 2016 Meeting

Lesson Plan Updates

@juliekuehl is working to revise the 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). ( lesson plan based on feedback from Joe Dolson

@coachwp is working on finalizing the speaker lesson plans

@donkiely has finished reviewing settings, including updated 4.7 screenshots. Notes are included on the post.

@melindahelt and @bethsoderberg will review edits to child themeChild theme A Child Theme is a customized theme based upon a Parent Theme. It’s considered best practice to create a child theme if you want to modify the CSS of your theme. lesson plan.

Copy Editing

If you’d like to copy edit any of the following plans, please comment below.

CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings.: Taglines/
Static Front PageStatic Front Page A WordPress website can have a dynamic blog-like front page, or a “static front page” which is used to show customized content. Typically this is the first page you see when you visit a site url, like for example. vs. Content Feed/
Site Icons and Logos/
HeaderHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. and Background Images/
Managing Menus/


@chanthaboune has a resource for testing the accessibility lesson plan when it’s ready.

Other Updates

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