Accessibility is coming to Genesis Framework version 2.2. How can you activate the options you need and what to look out for to keep your own Genesis child themes accessible. How accessible will Genesis be? That depends on you, the theme developer and on the content manager. The Sample Child theme will be WCAG 2.0 AA out-of-the-box, so you can start your theme development with a solid base. One of the goals of integrating accessibility in Genesis, was that existing themes would not break … [Read more...] about Genesis 2.2, accessibility changes and features
You can download the new version of Genesis Accessible at the WordPress plugin repository. What has changed? Several bug fixes The possibility to add your own 404 and page_archive templates A check for the existence of a Category Archive title and intro to prevent a double heading in archive pages. Genesis 2.2 The plugin is ready for Genesis 2.2. In the new version of Genesis almost all accessibility features of this plugin will be integrated into Genesis core. With this plugin you … [Read more...] about Genesis Accessible version 1.2 is out!
Download Genesis Accessible 1.1 from the WordPress Plugin Directory. What's new in this update of Genesis Accessible? Version 1.1 fixes the bugs in the skip links, has an improved HTML5 outline and has changes to comply with changes in Genesis version 2.1. Since the release there was a lot of feedback from users and developers. Gary Jones contributed with code, discussions and suggestions. Bram Duvigneau did screen reader testing. Genesis and WordPress have also been busy removing title … [Read more...] about Genesis Accessible 1.1: update for Genesis 2.1 plus bug fixes
As from today Genesis Accessible is available at the WordPress plugin Directory. The Genesis child theme Leiden will stay available only on the GitHub. Because Genesis is not a free framework, the child theme can’t be posted on WordPress.org. After testing and feedback I made more settings optional and adjusted some CSS. Please test it out and let me know what you think. If you like the plugin, please rate it in the plugins directory. … [Read more...] about Get Genesis Accessible now from the WordPress plugin directory
On Twitter @WPAccessibility did the honors of announcing the Leiden accessible child theme for the Genesis Framework and the plugin Genesis Accessible. And I'm really proud of that (thanks Joseph). And as from today the plugin and the child theme are available for review on the GitHub. So, what's this then? A theme and a plugin? For my work as a WordPress programmer I use the Genesis FrameWork. I love it, but it has accessibility issues. With every new site the same code needs to be … [Read more...] about Announcing: Leiden and plugin Genesis Accessible