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WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – 17 Apr 2019 – Useful Accessibility Tools
WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – 17 Apr 2019 – Useful Accessibility Tools

Useful Accessibility Tools with Graham Armfield, Coolfields Consulting.

Join web developer Graham Armfield to discover a selection of browser tools you can use for testing particular aspects of your website’s accessibility. He will include examples of how you can help make your sites easier for users who only have keyboard navigation access.

He will also demonstrate to attendees a WordPress plugin which can be used to fix some common accessibility problems found in a number of themes.

Graham is the founder of Coolfields Consulting, which focuses on web accessibility, website design and development. We are delighted that he has agreed to share his knowledge with our MeetUp group and travel from his Surrey base. He has more than 15 years experience of web development and for more than 10 years has advised on web accessibility. He has delivered presentation to WordCamps across the UK and is a member of the Make WordPress Accessible group. He predominantly uses WordPress as his Content Management System (CMS) and this will make our event even more useful for both beginner and more experienced WordPress users.

@coolfields
www.coolfields.co.uk
grahamarmfield

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Other information

There will be refreshments available at the event, please let us know of any special dietary restrictions when you book. This information will only be used to help arrange refreshments.

Thank you to our group sponsors redIT and
34SP for supporting us with a venue and refreshments.

About WordPress Meetups

About WordPress Meetups

WordPress Meetups are regular (monthly) meetings focusing on using WordPress for business benefit. aka WordUps, they are informal get together events where attendees talk WordPress and share their experience and knowledge with others.

  1. WordPress Meetups are for the benefit of the WordPress community as a whole, not specific businesses or individuals.
  2. All actions taken by the organisers are with the best interest of the community in mind.
  3. Membership in the local meetup group is open to all who wish to join, regardless of ability, skill, financial status or any other criteria.
  4. Meetups are volunteer-run with volunteer speakers.
  5. Meetup groups allow events to be organised by any reliable/trusted member of the community.
  6. Meetups are welcoming places where everyone works to foster an accepting environment which is free of discrimination, incitement to violence, promotion of hate, and general bad behaviour.

WordPress Portsmouth Meetup

The WordPress Portsmouth Meetup, also known as WordUp Pompey!, is a free monthly meetup and community for WordPress users, enthusiasts and experts in Portsmouth and the surrounding area.

From the start of 2019 we’ll be meeting on the third Wednesday at The Technopole, Portsmouth, just off the M275 from 7:00 pm.

Join the Meetup group and Register to attend a WordPress Portsmouth Meetup.

Let us have your ideas and questions for WordUp Pompey! Contact wp-pompey

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Other WordPress Meetups in the South of England

To find other WordPress Meetup groups in Southern England visit
https://www.meetup.com/pro/wordpress.

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