Inclusion

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 mission

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.

Website
https://docs.joomla.org/Portal:Accessibility
Department
Production
Date Started
March 2015
Joomler Position Role Date Started
735f_armen-mnatsian.jpg Armen Mnatsian Netherlands Team Leader Accessibility Advisor May 2016
justyna-michallek.jpg Justyna Michallek Poland Assistant Team Leader Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials Jun 2017
b77b_IMG_0300.JPG Bartosz Stępień Poland Contributor Accessibility Tester / Auditor Sep 2017
e1f7_082-klein.jpg Christiane Maier-Stadtherr Germany Member Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials Apr 2017
dab7_eoin-oliver.png Eoin Oliver United Kingdom Member Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials Jul 2017
fd82_jonathan_magoga_600.jpg Jonathan Magoga Canada Member Liaison Aug 2017
Moje Poland Member Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials Jul 2017
0ff9_ray-selby.jpg Ray Selby Netherlands Member Accessibility Documentation and Tutorials May 2017
d1b4_swajda.jpg 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
b4be_profilepic.jpg Crystal Harris Greece Contributor Dec 2016 Dec 2016
javier-gomez.43.26.png Javier Gomez Spain Member Mar 2015 Jan 2016
jessica-dunbar.jpeg Jessica Dunbar PLT Liaison Mar 2015 Jan 2016
peter-bui.jpg Peter Bui Australia CLT Liaison Mar 2015 May 2016
dbb9_roland-dalmulder.jpg Roland Dalmulder Netherlands PLT Liaison May 2016 Nov 2016

Accessibility Advisor

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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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 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 testing

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Accessibility 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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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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New Websites Almost Ready for Testing

By Peter Bui on 2015-08-06 22:40 in Joomla 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.

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