Support Team Update for Feb 12

I’ve been talking with @jenmylo about more transparent mods for the #wordpress IRC channel. We’d really love to see more of you involved in ‘Support’ since … you are already 😉 We’ve already talked to some interested personages about that and I’m keeping an eye out for who’s active and helpy. I am regularly in the IRC channels, if quiet, so feel free to poke me if you think I may be lurking.

Forum wise, we’re having reports of 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). ( issues with the Captcha on signup. If you’re accessibility inclined, can you check out the signup and report back? I don’t know if there’s anything we can do about it, but knowing is half the battle (GI JOE!).

Speaking of forum spam, if you see shady looking reviews in plugins, please do tag them ‘modlook’. Just remember, someone leaving a really bad, one star, review may very well be a legit user. If you (as a 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 Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party author) reply to them in an insulting way or otherwise handle things poorly, we’re not your nannies and we’re not going to clean up after you. We will help you out with spam, and making posts sticky etc, though, so do tag and email wp-forums, and we’re happy to help out there 🙂 (Yes, Jan, we are.)

#accessibility, #support