- 57% of respondents were male, 40% of respondents were female (5 times higher than the broader design/development field), and 3% non-binary, genderqueer, or gender non-conforming (twice as high as the broader design/development field).
- 29% of respondents indicated having a disability (15 times higher than the broader design/development field).
- The average reported salary was at least $73,000, notably higher than the broader design/development field. Salaries of web accessibility practitioners have increased steadily over time. 📈
WPCampus released the accessibility audit of Gutenberg that was conducted by Tenon, starting in late 2018. You can read the 34-page Executive Summary. 💦 WPCampus explains, “This report is best understood as a snapshot of the state of the editor in early 2019.” They note that many of the accessibility issues the report documents have been…
The wording on your job listings can invite applications — or turn good candidates away. An inclusive approach will attract the best people.
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In this episode of Post Draft, Post Status Editor Dan Knauss is joined by Maddy Osman. Maddy is the founder of The Blogsmith, a well-known brand in the WordPress space for quality writing that appeals to your target audience and search engines. Maddy has a new book out that can teach you some of her finely-honed skills. It’s called Writing for Humans and Robots: The New Rules of Content Style.
Lainey Feingold makes the case that the proposed Online Accessibility Act legislation working through the US Congress is bad for digital inclusion. Right now disabled people can now file lawsuits about websites and apps that aren’t accessible to them, but the new law would require people with disabilities to go through the US Department of…
Get a look at the latest default theme, Twenty Twenty-Three! 🎨 Full Site Editing has a new name: “Site Editor.” 📝 And WordPress 6.1.1 will be released on November 15. 📅