Getting Started With Website Accessibility

Under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), websites of companies with more than 50 employees are required to be accessible. Ideally, all websites are accessible, even those for smaller companies, so they can reach the broadest possible audience. Is your website and the content on it accessible to people of all abilities on all devices? Are you meeting your legal requirements for web accessibility and reaching everyone in your customer base?

This presentation will cover what website accessibility means, which organizations are legally required to have an accessible website, and how to identify and fix accessibility issues on your WordPress site. You’ll leave with specific examples that can be fixed on your website right away – even if you don’t know how to code.

Bio:
Amber Hinds is the CEO of Equalize Digital, an accessibility consulting firm and Certified B Corporation striving to create a world where all people have equal access to information and tools on the web, regardless of ability. Amber is a member of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals and has more than a decade of experience in WordPress. Under her direction, Equalize Digital released the Accessibility Checker plugin which scans WordPress sites for accessibility problems and displays results in the admin dashboard.


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WordPress Open Q&A – bring your questions!

Join us for a Q&A on all things WordPress! Any WordPress topic is open to discussion. Bring your questions about your site, or any WordPress related topic and we’ll answer them, or let the group answer!
All WordPress website related questions welcome 🙂

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WordPress SEO Discussion

Join us for what should be a lively discussion on WordPress SEO. Lets talk about plugins and any other techniques you use to optimize your WordPress site for SEO. Join in and contribute, share ideas/concepts, ask questions, or just sit back and learn, all are welcome.

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WordPress Security Discussion

Join us for what should be a lively discussion on WordPress security. Lets talk about plugins and any other techniques you use to make your WordPress site more secure. Join in and contribute, share ideas/concepts, ask questions, or just sit back and learn, all are welcome.

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Build a one page website with Gutenberg/Blocks

WordPress’s new built in block editor, aka Gutenberg, now gives WordPress users unprecedented editing and design capabilities that are native to WordPress. With a few choice plugins, to add a few bells and whistles, pages can be created in WordPress that rival those created with the add-on page-builders like Divi, Beaver, and Elementor.

Join in this online session where we will create a complete one page site from scratch, using WordPress’s block editor.

– by Rick Radko

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