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From: Jennifer Sutton
Date: Sep 24, 2014 10:20AM


Greetings,

There's a lot going on in this space. Here are
links that should get you started.

Make WordPress Accessibility
http://make.wordpress.org/accessibility/


WordPress › Theme Accessibility Guide for Reviewers « Make WordPress Accessible
http://make.wordpress.org/accessibility/theme-accessibility-guide-for-reviewers/

Joe Dolson Accessible Web Design -- posts tagged with WordPress
http://www.joedolson.com/articles/category/wordpress/

Joe Dolson Accessibility Ready – Theming for a Larger Audience WordPress.tv
http://wordpress.tv/2014/07/23/joe-dolson-accessibility-ready-theming-for-a-larger-audience/

How to improve your WordPress theme's accessibility
http://getflywheel.com/accessibility-in-wordpress/

Introducing Accessible Zen An Accessible
WordPress Theme David A. Kennedy's Blog
http://davidakennedy.com/2013/accessible-zen-an-accessible-wordpress-theme/
[and other posts on his blog.]

Posts tagged with WordPress Coolfields Consulting
http://www.coolfields.co.uk/category/wordpress/

WordPress Accessibility Resources » Practical Ecommerce
http://www.practicalecommerce.com/articles/61516-WordPress-Accessibility-Resources

And for those of you who want to contribute to the effort by developing fixes:
WordPress Trac -- accessibility component
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/query?status=accepted&;status=assigned&status=closed&status=new&status=reopened&status=reviewing&component=Accessibility&group=component&order=priority

At 08:04 AM 9/24/2014, Schafer, Carmen wrote:
>Does anyone know about the accessibility of using WordPress as a CMS?
>
>With appreciation,
>
>Carmen Schafer
>Univ of MO | Division of IT | ACT Center
>http://actcenter.missouri.edu
>(573)882-8838
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: <EMAIL REMOVED>
>[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Lucy Greco
>Sent: Friday, September 19, 2014 4:00 PM
>To: WebAIM Discussion List
>Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Accessible Content Management Systems
>
>we use drupele and find it vary good. they are also making great strides
>on access over all. the admen interface is a
>little complex but learning it gets pass that
>and is well worth the learning curb
>
>
>
>--
>Lucia Greco
>Web Accessibility Evangelist
>IST - Architecture, Platforms, and Integration
>University of California, Berkeley
>(510) 289-6008 skype: lucia1-greco
>http://webaccess.berkeley.edu
>Follow me on twitter @accessaces
>
>
>On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:29 AM, Michael
>Bullis, Executive Director, The IMAGE Center of
>Maryland < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> > Here at the IMAGE Center we're beginning a very large web project
> > involving tens of thousands of videos,
> forums, blogs and a back-room database.
> >
> > I'm wondering if those of you who know far more than I can tell me
> > what the most accessible cms is out there, what are its shortcomings
> > and strong points, Etc.
> >
> >
> >
> > Our goal is to hire blind people and people with other disabilities
> > and we want to make sure we are starting out with the most accessible
> > product on the market, even if we have to make modifications.
> >
> > Michael Bullis
> >
> > Executive Director,
> >
> > Independent Marylanders Achieving Growth Through Empowerment, Inc.
> >
> > The IMAGE Center
> >
> > 300 E. Joppa Road, STE 312
> >
> > Towson MD 21286
> >
> > Office Phone: 443-275-9394
> >
> > Cell: 443-286-9001
> >
> > Email: <mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> > <EMAIL REMOVED>
> >
> > Website: <http://www.imagemd.org>; www.imagemd.org
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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