Joomla Accessibility Team (JAT) Official
Joomla translates to All Together, and this feeling of unity is one of our core beliefs. Inclusion is in our heart, and as a community, we do our best to accept and welcome everyone. Accessibility is the study and practice of how to best include people, regardless of technology or ability.
Our main goal is to make all the Joomla Properties, the CMS, Framework and Portal, compliant with the WCAG 2.1 AA standard, a set of rules that make sure all aspects of a website or platform is Accessible for people with disabilities.
Beyond that, we will mobilize and work with extension and template providers to make all parts of the Joomla ecosystem accessible. By providing the CMS and Framework as a fully accessible foundation, as well as providing tools and information for the standards and processes, we hope to make Joomla, as a whole, a beacon for accessibility in the world.
|Carlos Cámara Spain||Team Leader||Accessibility Developer||Feb 2020|
|Davide Messia Italy||Assistant Team Leader||Mar 2020|
|Christiane Maier-Stadtherr||Member||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Apr 2017|
|Donato Matturro Italy||Member||Jul 2018|
|Hans Kuijpers Netherlands||Member||Accessibility Developer||Aug 2020|
|Justyna Michallek||Member||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Mar 2020|
|Luca Marzo Italy||Contributor||Liaison||Jan 2020|
|Marco Dings Netherlands||Member||Liaison||Jun 2018|
|Stefan Wajda Poland||Member||Accessibility Advisor||Feb 2020|
|Vito Disimino||Member||Accessibility Advisor||Aug 2020|
|Joomler||Position||Role||Date Started||Date Ended|
|Guest b4bce36f||Member||Accessibility Developer||Jan 2019||Aug 2020|
|Guest 6c00608c||Contributor||Accessibility Developer||May 2018||Aug 2020|
|Guest 5f2c97ac||Contributor||Accessibility Tester / Auditor||Jan 2019||Aug 2020|
|Guest 2d5892a2||Contributor||Accessibility Tester / Auditor||May 2018||Aug 2020|
|Vito Disimino||Contributor||May 2018||Aug 2020|
|Guest 3587d38d||Contributor||Accessibility Developer||Jun 2017||Aug 2020|
|Guest f58b6a0c||Contributor||Accessibility Developer||Nov 2017||Mar 2020|
|Justyna Michallek||Assistant Team Leader||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Jun 2017||Mar 2020|
|Stefan Wajda Poland||Team Leader||Accessibility Advisor||Jan 2019||Feb 2020|
|Carlos Cámara Spain||Contributor||Accessibility Developer||Nov 2017||Feb 2020|
|Guest 7978c6a3||Contributor||Accessibility Developer||Jul 2017||Jan 2020|
|Guest 1a7d0b5a||Contributor||May 2018||Dec 2019|
|Stefan Wajda Poland||Member||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Jun 2017||Jan 2019|
|Guest b4bce36f||Team Leader||Accessibility Developer||Jun 2018||Jan 2019|
|Armen Mnatsian Netherlands||Member||Jun 2018||Jun 2018|
|Guest b4bce36f||Contributor||Accessibility Developer||Jun 2017||May 2018|
|Armen Mnatsian Netherlands||Team Leader||Accessibility Advisor||May 2016||May 2018|
|Eoin Oliver United Kingdom||Contributor||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Aug 2017||Dec 2017|
|Guest e889547c||Contributor||Liaison||Sep 2017||Nov 2017|
|Guest c0e351d6||Contributor||Accessibility Tester / Auditor||Sep 2017||Oct 2017|
|Guest 7a6430d1||Contributor||Accessibility Tester / Auditor||Oct 2017||Oct 2017|
|Guest e889547c||Member||Liaison||Aug 2017||Sep 2017|
|Eoin Oliver United Kingdom||Member||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Jul 2017||Aug 2017|
|Guest 7978c6a3||Member||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Jul 2017||Jul 2017|
|Guest 3587d38d||Member||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||May 2017||Jun 2017|
|Guest b4bce36f||Member||Accessibility Developer||Jun 2016||Jun 2017|
|Crystal Dionysopoulos Greece||Contributor||Dec 2016||Dec 2016|
|Roland Dalmulder Netherlands||PLT Liaison||May 2016||Nov 2016|
|Guest 3eb196c0||CLT Liaison||Mar 2015||May 2016|
|Guest c533cac4||PLT Liaison||Mar 2015||Jan 2016|
|Guest 92fe67b0||Member||Mar 2015||Jan 2016|
Primary purpose of our subteam is to develop and implement solutions and patterns of design that will improve Joomla accessibility.
Typical tasks include writing of Joomla code patches to fixes accessibility errors, and improving user experience.
Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials
You want to help with writing documentation about accessibility to help volunteers, developers, contributors and others become more aware of accessibility. You want to help with writing tutorials for quick and easy checks, semi-automated testing, manual testing, assistive technology testing, use case testing and usability testingMore information
Date: August 26 Atendeess: Carlos Cámara (Team Leader), Armen Mnatsian (Contributor), Carlos Cámara (Team Leader), Christiane Maier-Stadtherr (Contributor), Vito Disimino (Contributor), Hans Kuijpers (Member), Donato Matturro (Member) Apologies: Davide Messia (Assistant Team Leader), Stefan...Read more: Joomla Accessibility Team - August meeting minutes
This report is the result of a new workflow to handle issues and discussions in the team and it's been worked from May 11th till June 3rd. Participants: Carlos Cámara (Team Leader), Christiane Maier-Stadtherr (Contributor), Donato Matturro (Member), Vito Disimino (Contributor), Davide...Read more: May 2020 report
This report is the result of a new workflow to handle issues and discussions in the team and it's been worked from April 15th till april 30th. Participants: Carlos Cámara (Team Leader), Christiane Maier-Stadtherr (Contributor), Vito Disimino (Contributor), Davide Messia (Member), Stefan...Read more: April 2020 Report
Atendeess: Carlos Cámara (Team Leader), Donato Matturro (Member), Marco Dings (Member), Christiane Maier-Stadtherr (Contributor), Vito Disimino (Contributor), Davide Messia (Member) Luca Marzo (OSM Secretary), Stefan Wajda (Member), Justyna Michallek (Member) Apologies: Harald (Department...Read more: JAT Team Meeting, March 10th 2020
Atendeess: Carlos Cámara (Team Leader), Donato Matturro (Member), Marco Dings (Member), Stefan Wajda (Member), Berges Yannick (Contributor), Christiane Maier-Stadtherr (Contributor), Vito Disimino (Contributor), Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall (OSM President), Luca Marzo (OSM Secretary), Armen Mnatsian...Read more: Team meeting - 19th February 2020
January was a very intensive period of work in JAT. 1. Evaluation of JAT At the first meeting (Monday, January 7) we evaluated the activity of JAT from May 30, 2018. We have diagnosed several internal and external reasons for a difficult situation we were. We decided to solve them...Read more: JAT - Report, January 2019
Date: 30th May 2018 Time: 19:30 UTC - 21:30 UTC Attendees: Armen Mnatsian, Christiane Maier-Stadtherr, Justyna Michallek, Ray Selby, Stefan Wajda, Yair Lahav, Marco Dings. Agenda For the Meeting: JAT leadership changes New JAT workflow - introduction Ad. 1 JAT leadership...Read more: JAT Meeting Report - 30.05.2018
Joomladay Paris, from 18th May till 19th May, were two fantastic days and a great opportunity to meet the French Joomla family. Thank you Joomla Community France for the invitation to Joomladay Paris, And a special thanks to Simon Grange and Guillaume Boutin who made this...Read more: Report JoomlaDay France, Paris 18 & 19 May 2018
Date: 9th-14th May 2018Location: CologneParticipant: Marco Dings (guest for parts meeting), George Wilson (guest for parts meeting), Armen Mnatsian, Ray Selby, Christiane Mayer-Stadtherr, Stefan Wajda, Andrzej Kasprzyk, Justyna Michallek (one day, joint by Skype).Time: 9th May 09:00...Read more: Joomla Accessibility Team Sprint - JandBeyond 2018
Currently there are several working groups that are building new websites for the Joomla project including, the Joomla! Site Showcase (JSS) and the Joomla! Community Magazine (JCM). A few accessibility testers have expressed interests in giving feedback and testing for these two websites when...Read more: New Websites Almost Ready for Testing
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