March 8, 2021

Accessibility Team Meeting Notes: January 22, 2021


These are the weekly notes for the Accessibility Team meeting that happens on Fridays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here.

Status updates from the working groups and poll for groups that need assistance

Collect updates/feedback from the different working groups.

  • Media: @joedolson is learning how media library is coded, should move faster for fixing future tickets. Some progress has been made.
  • Docs and accessibility patterns: no movement this week.
  • Themes: theme accessibility ready guidelines have been published. Team supports a workshop to help prepare users.
  • Gutenberg: GitHub issues needing feedback. Group Block – add support for Background Images and Add drag and drop in select mode
  • Design: A11Y office hours coming up Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 17:00UTC.
  • Meta: theme users document possibly to be published on support, still being determined. Meta team is considering meta sprints, this may be a good opportunity for the accessibility team to suggest changes/improvements.
  • General: 13 open tickets in 5.7 milestone, need to get them taken care of before February 2nd when beta 1 is expected to be released. There will be an extra bug scrub on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 16:00UTC.

Discuss the Gutenberg GitHub issue about “Avoid focusing blocks when inserting them into the canvas”

Discussion will continue in the GitHub Issue. @ryokuhi wrote a summary in the issue on what was discussed in the meeting.

Open floor

There was nothing brought up in open floor today.