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Accessibility Team Meeting Notes: October 16, 2020

These are the weekly notes for the Accessibility Team meeting that happens on Fridays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here.

Discussions of ticket #50699: Fix and improve arranging meta boxes

We discussed Trac ticket #50699 that looks to limit the reordering of meta boxes to only when the Screen options panel is opened.

We raised a concern that removing the up/down buttons from meta boxes will likely affect users of assistive technologies, and will make it harder for someone using a keyboard to interact with this feature.

We

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Accessibility Team Meeting Agenda: October 16, 2020

This is the proposed agenda for the weekly Accessibility Team meeting on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 15:00 UTC.

Discuss Trac ticket #50699: Fix and improve arranging metaboxes Feedback con Twenty Twenty-One accessibility issues Progress report on team’s goals for 5.6

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The Accessibility Team bug scrub will be held on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 14:00 UTC.

This meeting is held in the #accessibility channel in the Making WordPress Slack (requires registration).

#agenda

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Accessibility Team Meeting Notes: October 2, 2020

These are the weekly notes for the Accessibility Team meeting that happens on Fridays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here.

It’s WordPress Accessibility Day

Today is WordPress Accessibility Day, a 24-hour global event dedicated to addressing website accessibility in WordPress. You can find out more about the schedule and sessions on wpaccessibilityday.org.

Progress report of the team’s goals for 5.6

We reviewed progress on the main team goals for WordPress 5.6:

Updating the WordPress Accessibility coding standards from WCAG 2.0 to WCAG 2.1 and document accessibility

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Accessibility Team Meeting Agenda: October 2, 2020

This is the proposed agenda for the weekly Accessibility Team meeting on Friday, October 2, at 15:00 UTC.

It’s WordPress Accessibility Day Progress report of the team’s goals for 5.6 Organize accessibility testing of the new Widgets screen Open floor

If you want to have a topic added to the agenda, please mention it in the comments of this post.

The Accessibility Team bug scrub will be held on Friday, October 2, at 14:00 UTC.

This meeting is held in the #accessibility channel in the Making WordPress Slack (requires registration).

#agenda

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Accessibility Team Meeting Notes: September 25, 2020

These are the weekly notes for the Accessibility Team meeting that happens on Fridays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here.

Accessibility review of toolbars in the block editor

We reviewed and discussed a few issues that introduce new editing functionality to the block’s toolbar. We agreed that replacing elements “on the fly” was not a recommended pattern. It unexpectedly removes elements from the DOM and can break expected interaction.

We support a solution currently being explored in this Gutenberg PR and will test it once the code is

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