Speaker: Charlie Carter – Make WordPress Accessible

Charlie Carter

Charlie Carter

We’re excited to announce another speaker for WordCamp Brisbane 2015! Charlie Carter will be talking about how to make WordPress accessible.

Following on from Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Charlies’ talk will discuss the many options that developers can do to improve accessibility within the WordPress platform. His presentation aims to offer practical insight and advice into making your WordPress more inclusive without the bloat.

Charlies’ talk will include the following topics:

  • WordPress intro
  • Making WordPress Accessible Initiative
  • WordPress Accessibility plugins
  • Tenon.io and Access Checker
  • Colour contrast
  • Captioning

Charlie is the Founder / Director at Webbism. A web accessibility consulting business that aims to make the web a more inclusive place. Charlie is the founder of the Brisbane Web Accessibility & Inclusive Design Meetup in Brisbane, Team Lead for Accessibility at the Emergency Wiki 2.0 and member of Universal Tux, a group that aims to enhance accessibility within Linus and FOSS (free and open source software). Charlie is a founding member at The Loft Project and lives on the Sunshine Coast.

You can follow Charlie Carter on Twitter.

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