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 2.0 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.
|Armen Mnatsian Netherlands||Team Leader||Accessibility Advisor||May 2016|
|Justyna Michallek Poland||Assistant Team Leader||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Jun 2017|
|Bartosz Stępień Poland||Contributor||Accessibility Tester / Auditor||Sep 2017|
|Christiane Maier-Stadtherr Germany||Member||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Apr 2017|
|Eoin Oliver United Kingdom||Member||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Jul 2017|
|Jonathan Magoga Canada||Member||Liaison||Aug 2017|
|Moje Poland||Member||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Jul 2017|
|Ray Selby Netherlands||Member||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||May 2017|
|Stefan Wajda Poland||Member||Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials||Jun 2017|
|Yair Lahav Israel||Member||Accessibility Developer||Jun 2016|
|Joomler||Position||Role||Date Started||Date Ended|
|Crystal Harris Greece||Contributor||Dec 2016||Dec 2016|
|Javier Gomez Spain||Member||Mar 2015||Jan 2016|
|Jessica Dunbar||PLT Liaison||Mar 2015||Jan 2016|
|Peter Bui Australia||CLT Liaison||Mar 2015||May 2016|
|Roland Dalmulder Netherlands||PLT Liaison||May 2016||Nov 2016|
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 testingApply for this role
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
With the aim to make Joomla! completely accessible inside and out, we need your help.
Please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.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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