Lightning Talks: Round 4

November 3, 2022 at 13:00 UTC

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: How Alt Text Communicates Accessibility and Inclusion

A picture is worth a thousand words, and we know the value images, graphics and pictures bring to a website and blog. Eye catching images enhance any website. Yet for those with vision loss those very images can communicate exclusion if alt text is not provided. Empish will share importance of alternative text to creating…
Empish Thomas has brown skin and is wearing bright pink lipstick that perfectly matches the color of her blouse.
Freelance Writer and Blogger, Self Employed

Accessibility on social media - why you should be thinking about it

You've made your site and content accessible, but have you thought about the content that you post on social media? What about your Tweets, stories and TikToks? Are you making sure that your audience can read, watch and understand your messaging? What if you think you're doing a good job, but you're actually making it…
Cartoon drawing of Sam Alderson on a Pride flag backgrounds
Social Media strategist, Yoast

The Future of Accessibility Statement

Peteris will teach you about Accessibility Statements and introduced the Accessibility Statement WordPress plugin and its development vision: A machine readable, standardised format, Local accessibility guidelines integrated/referenced, Automated tools for accessibility evaluation. [able]
Peteris is a white man with medium brown hair and short beard. He is standing in front of the windowsill on which is a large, green houseplant.
CEO/ UX designer/ accessibility expert, SIA Turn Digital