Accessibility Team Meeting Notes: February 26, 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.

Updates from working groups

  • Documentation and Accessibility Patterns: updating the existing accessibility standards document. Publishing information about WCAG 2.1 changes. Plan is still to publish the document around the 5.7 release.
  • Media: most 5.8 priorities set. Planning to scrub all old tickets. The most notable change is removing infinite scroll from the media library.
  • Themes: no progress on workshop lesson plans. Two Accessibility Ready tagged themes went live.
  • Gutenberg: persistent list view continues to be a topic of discussion. Full site editing second call for testing. Internet Explorer 11 support could be ending. Post going live Monday or soon after.
  • Design: no updates.
  • Meta: no updates.
  • General: Twenty-one tickets fixed in 5.7.

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