WPCampus 2019 will take place from July 25-27 in Portland, Oregon. The call for speakers is open until May 3. WPCampus is a great place to learn and share expertise relevant to Accessibility and WordPress in Higher Education. 🎓
Dylan Barrell shares some takeaways from the WordCamp US Accessibility hackathon. Among the items they accomplished: an early integration with puppeteer (axe-puppeteer) was released, and Kelly Dwan started a new project with Ned Zimmerman to create an environment that will allow theme creators to test their themes quickly.
The initial planning session for the proposed WP Global Accessibility Day will happen on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. 📆
From the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), Here’s a checklist “for meetings, conferences, training, and presentations that are remote/virtual, in-person, or hybrid.” And here’s a website with pages under 1kB from Brad Taunt who is maintaining a list of sites with a similar page weight called the 1kB Club. (Like the 1MB Club but smaller.)…
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WordPress is 19! • WP 6.0 news and Beta 4 release. • JetPack 10.9 • BuddyPress Rewrites 1.1.0 • Simple Local Avatars 2.3.0 • InMotion funds WCUS scholarships • RSS and Blogging FTW • Wishlist Member acquired • New leadership team at Yoast • and the rest of your weekly WP news roundup!