Join us as Alex Stine, Engineer & Accessibility Consultant, and Amber Hinds, CEO of Equalize Digital, perform a live accessibility audit of the AccessAlly Plugin and provide real-time feedback.
The presentation will demonstrate how to manually audit WordPress plugins for accessibility while providing real-time feedback to help the AccessAlly team improve their plugin. In addition to identifying areas of improvement, Alex and Amber will provide recommendations for fixes.
This meetup is part of a series where we provide live feedback to WordPress plugin and theme developers. Our goal with these meetups is to provide useful feedback to developers so they can improve the accessibility of their products and, in turn, all of the websites that use them. Want your product tested? Contact an organizer.
These meetups take place via Zoom and are live captioned. You must register to attend via Zoom.
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Accessibility Consultant and Engineer, Waystar
Alex got his start in Web Development thanks to WordPress by starting off in Tech Support, moving into Accessibility Development, and finally managing the underlying infrastructure that WordPress self-hosted sites run on. Not long after starting in Tech Support, Alex lost what vision he had and is now completely blind. This was the single event that motivated him to enter the accessibility world. Helping others have the same access to information.
Meetup Organizer and CEO, Equalize Digital
Amber is the CEO of Equalize Digital, a certified B corp specializing in WordPress accessibility and maker of the Accessibility Checker plugin. She is the lead organizer of our meetup.
Thank you to our sponsors:
This meetup will be held virtually over Zoom and live captioned, thanks to our sponsors. Slide links will be provided when applicable, and presenters are encouraged to make slides as accessible as possible with alternative text for images, etc.
We’re working to secure sponsors so that we can offer ASL interpretation.
All are welcome to attend. If you need specific accommodations to make this meetup work for you, please contact us and we will try our best to accommodate you.
By RSVPing to this meetup, you agree to abide by these guidelines. If you have concerns that the Online Code of Conduct is not being followed, don’t hesitate to get in touch with an organizer.