Months of development, and I’m finally releasing My Calendar version 2.4.0 and the new premium add-on for My Calendar: My Calendar Pro. My Calendar Pro replaces My Calendar: Submissions, and incorporates all the functionality formerly found in My Calendar Submissions, while expanding the plug-in to offer extensive additional features. These are early days for My Calendar Pro – I have a lot more features to add, but while it’s still getting fleshed out, I’m offering it for sale at a […]Continue reading “My Calendar Pro released today!” »
My first course with Lynda.com went live today: Accessibility for WordPress. It’s an introduction to accessibility topics, understanding accessibility in themes and plug-ins, and writing accessible code. Does it cover everything? It sure doesn’t – you can’t cover the entirety of either WordPress or Accessibility in an hour and a half; but it’ll give you a great introduction to what you need to know to work accessibility in the WordPress ecosystem. Not a Lynda.com member? It’s never too late to […]Continue reading “Accessibility for WordPress at Lynda.com” »
I just published an update to Access Monitor, and based on some of the feedback I’ve gotten, I want to talk about a handy trick for using Access Monitor more effectively. The feedback amounts to concerns about the amount of processing time Access Monitor can consume. This is fair – after all, if you want to test 50 pages of your site every day, that could be a lot of queries to Tenon, and those can each take a healthy […]Continue reading “Be a power user: Access Monitor & Tenon.io” »
TL;DR Yes. Yes, they are. Although the HTML5 specifications include a special case where the
alt attribute can be omitted and still be conformant HTML5, this certainly doesn’t apply to any image you add to a page.
altattributes required? Always?” »
I released an update to WP Accessibility today, that adds some limited enforcement on alt attributes for images. It’s not as sophisticated as I’d like it to be, but it’s a start. This includes five separate pieces: In the media manager, images include an indication that shows whether they have an alt text set or have been marked as decorative. If neither is true, it shows a link that points directly to the alt attribute field for editing. In the […]Continue reading “WP Accessibility Update: