This talk by Trisha Salas, who is a member of the WordPress Accessibility Team, and currently works for Modern Tribe, helping them improve the accessibility of their WordPress products and services, is an excellent starting point for anyone who wants to improve the accessibility of their WordPress plugins. Although it’s well-known in the WordPress space that themes can be improved with regard to accessibility, and that accessibility ready WordPress themes can improve the accessibility of the sites they’re used to build, WordPress plugins haven’t gotten as much accessibility love. The reasons for this are varied, and deserve a separate post of their own, but fortunately, this is starting to change.
If you haven’t tried to make your WordPress plugin accessible before, this can seem a daunting challenge. Trisha’s talk will give you some quick pointers that are easy to start implementing, as well as demonstrate how Modern Tribe is tackling the accessibility of their WordPress products.