accessibility

WordPress Contributor Rian Rietveld Wins Heroes of Accessibility Award

The 31st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference was held in San Diego, California, last week. Every year thousands of attendees gather to share knowledge and best practices for technology that removes barriers for people with disabilities. This year Rian Rietveld was recognized by Knowbility.org for her accessibility (more…)

WordPress Themes Suck at Accessibility: It's Time to Fix It

Earlier this month WordPress developer Morten Rand-Hendriksen released Simone, a free theme based on Underscores. Like many themes, Simone is responsive, wired for translation, utilizes the customizer, and includes editor styles. One feature, however, sets Simone apart – a heavy emphasis on accessibility. Rand-Hendriksen believes that the accessibility-ready tag should (more…)