We are a team of Joomlers that are here to advise, test and give recommendations around accessibility for other working groups and also to help give direction in regards to accessibility for the project.

We're looking for anyone that has understanding of accessibility auditing/testing, designing and building skills. We also need help with documentations and making tutorials.

The main goal of Accessibility team is to make sure that the Joomla! CMS becomes more accessible to all types of user.  We will test and audit the future coming Joomla versions before they reach stable stable release, improving each time, with our ultimate goal to make sure that the web will be more accessible for everyone using Joomla!.

Website
https://docs.joomla.org/Accessibility
Department
Production
Parent Team
User Experience Team
Date Started
March 2015
Joomler Position Role Date Started
735f_armen-mnatsian.jpg Armen Mnatsian Netherlands Team Leader Digital Accessibility Specialist May 2016
justyna-michallek.jpg Justyna Michallek Poland Assistant Team Leader Accessibility documentation Jun 2017
Yair Lahav Israel Assistant Team Leader Accessibility developer Jun 2016
e1f7_082-klein.jpg Christiane Maier-Stadtherr Germany Member Accessibility documentation Apr 2017
0ff9_ray-selby.jpg Ray Selby Netherlands Contributor Accessibility documentation May 2017
d1b4_swajda.jpg Stefan Wajda Poland Contributor Accessibility tutorials Jun 2017
moje Poland Member Accessibility documentation Jul 2017
Joomler Position Role Date Started Date Ended
b4be_profilepic.jpg Crystal Harris Greece Contributor Dec 2016 Dec 2016
javier-gomez.43.26.png Javier Gomez Spain Member Mar 2015 Mar 2017
jessica-dunbar.jpeg Jessica Dunbar PLT Liaison Mar 2015 Jan 2016
peter-bui.jpg Peter Bui Australia CLT Liaison Mar 2015 Mar 2017
dbb9_roland-dalmulder.jpg Roland Dalmulder Netherlands PLT Liaison May 2016 Mar 2017

Accessibility developer

You have understanding of Accessibility, Semantics, HTML, CSS, ARIA and JavaScript. You can help to solve issues on the tracker.

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Accessibility documentation

You want to help with writing documentation about accessibility to help volunteers, developers, contributors and others become more aware of accessibility.

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Accessibility tutorials

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 testing

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Digital Accessibility Specialist

You have an understanding of WCAG 2.0 AA and Section 508. You know how to audit, give advice, implement, document and teach.

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Tester & Auditor

You have an understanding of WCAG 2.0 AA and Section 508. Types of Accessibility Testing * Quick and Easy Checks * Semi-Automated Testing * Manual Testing * Assistive Technology Testing * Use Case Testing * Usability Testing

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New Websites Almost Ready for Testing

By Peter Bui on 2015-08-06 22:40 in Accessibility team

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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With the aim to make Joomla! completely accessible inside and out, we need your help.

Please send a request to armen.mnatsian@community.joomla.org to be added to Glip if you don't have an account already.

Reports and progress will be published via the Volunteers portal.

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