Accessibility Team Meeting Notes: October 15, 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

Only Working Groups that provided updates are shown below.

General

Going through TRAC tickets milestoned for 5.9 in the New Features and Enhancements categories. Will finish this off soon, probably by next week.

Gutenberg

Although there were no updates shared from the Gutenberg group today, this post on accessibility improvements in Gutenberg might be worth highlighting for anyone who hasn’t read it yet. This GitHub Pull Request could also use screen reader testing. List View: experiment with only rendering a fixed number of items

Media

@joedolson reported about progress redesigning the image editor and requests feedback on these tickets. View the comment here

Themes

While there were no updates from the Themes group today, it is likely time to start allocating some focus to the new Twenty Twenty-Two theme. This Twenty Twenty-Two GitHub Issue is currently tracking accessibility.

Open floor

Just a reminder to vote on which time zone will work best for you. This is the new time zone which will be used for Bug Scrubs and Meetings. Vote here The poll will remain open until Friday, October 29, 2021 16:30 UTC.

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