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WordPress: Accessibility

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Build an accessible website with WordPress. Learn how to use accessibility principles and WordPress plugins and themes to make your website accessible to all.


  • Accessibility in WordPress
  • What you should know
1. What Is Web Accessibility?
  • Web accessibility concepts
  • Accessibility and your business
  • Assistive technology overview
2. Accessibility and WordPress
  • Creating accessible content
  • Understanding accessibility in WordPress
  • Accessible core: What WordPress provides
  • Accessible interfaces: What WordPress themes control
  • Accessible interfaces: What WordPress plugins control
3. Accessibility in Your Theme
  • Examining design and color contrast
  • Constructing accessible navigation
  • Perceivable images and icons
  • Page architecture and HTML semantics
  • Page builder plugins
  • Testing page builders
4. Plugin Accessibility
  • WordPress plugins can do anything
  • ARIA, Ajax, and your website
  • Interacting with forms and their responses
  • How WordPress plugins impact accessibility
  • Example: WordPress plugins for accessibility
5. Authoring Accessible Content
  • What is accessible content?
  • Using audio and video
  • Organizing your content on the page
  • Getting help from the block editor
  • Getting help from the Classic Editor
6. Testing in WordPress
  • Automated and manual accessibility testing
  • Testing accessibility with WAVE by WebAIM
  • Testing accessibility with
  • Testing accessibility using axe by Deque
  • Using bookmarklets for quick assessments
  • Next steps

Taught by

Joe Dolson


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