1-3 March 2019

City, University London

Quick wins for an accessible website

Session details

In this talk I'll demonstrate tips and tricks based on configuration and code examples to make your website (more) accessible.

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) specify which requirements a website should meet to be accessible for everyone regardless of device, location or disability. Since September 2018 they’re not “just” guidelines anymore, they are obligated rules for (public) websites of EU state members. So there’s no excuse left to ignore the requirements.

No worries! We will guide you through questions like: Which Drupal modules are useful for accessibility? What kind of configuration promotes it? How could you structure your HTML in twig? How can CSS help you?

Quick wins for you, a huge win for an accessible web.

Session contents

  1. What is accessibility?
  2. For who are we doing it?
  3. Why is it important?
  4. What can go wrong (examples)?
  5. How do we make a website accessible?
  6. Quick wins
  7. Tools & plugins

About the speaker

Baris is founder and partner at LimoenGroen. He is founder of the Dutch Drupal Association, co-organiser of Frontend United and maintains 15+ Drupal modules. 

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Keynote speakers

Rowan Merewood

Developer @ Google

Saturday AM

Preston So

Director of R&I @ Acquia

Sunday AM

Sally Young

Developer @ Lullabot

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