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Questions tagged [accessibility]

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RSS icons have the same Alt tag. Lighthouse is failing these elements. How do I display different alt tags for each icon?

I am making my websites accessible by mostly using Lighthouse in Chrome Devtools. I have fixed everything but this one issue. Lighthouse is failing these elements because the alt tags need discernible ...
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sometimes on saving a post as draft, it says Access Denied You don't have permission to access “mywebsite.com/wp-admin/post.php”

It only occurs sometimes, when i try to save a post as a draft, with a content having anchor target="_blank", it throws an error on saving Access Denied I set up it locally and its working fine. I ...
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Resources won't load if not logged to cPanel after migration, cause?

I migrated my wordpress site to my live site. As mentioned in the title my site will look bad if I visit it and I am ot logged in cPanel. Guess it means resources are not accessable to all users. How ...
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Why is there a class=“screen-reader-text” on my search button?

i was going through a search and found this button in search form. <button type="submit" class="search-submit"> <span class="genericon-search"></span> <span class=...
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Can i legally remove a credit from a free plugin on wordpress.org? [closed]

I am using this accessibility plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/accessible-poetry/ I didn't like to logo in the bottom of it that adds a link to the plugin site so I removed it via css. But I ...
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Add custom attribute to menu item link using Filter

In order to increase my theme's accessibility, I want to add the aria-current="page" attribute to the menu item that has the class .current_page_item. As of right now, I am doing this via jQuery ...
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What to do to have access to WordPress functions

I'm developing my own theme and I currently work on a script that validates form data sends an email and puts the details into a second databse. In the Codex I saw how to connect to a second database,...
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How to change the wordpress navigation bar UL to OL in Twenty_Twelve similer theme

I'am trying to make a wordpress website accessibility compliant but I have come across a problem with menu bar. It uses a modified them based on Twenty_Twelve. I need to change the "ul" tag to "ol" ...
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How to create an optionally available stylesheet for visually impared users?

I have a WP website that I would like to make easily accessible for visually impaired users. I don't want to modify the default stylesheet, nor I would like to use any plugins, so I am looking for a ...
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Is it wrong to put header tags inside WordPress help tabs? [closed]

We're working on improving accessibility in our plugin. One of the rules for accessibility is apparently that you should have an h1 tag before any h2 or h3 tags etc. Normally that makes sense, except ...
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Remove all link title attributes

After reading this and this, I want to remove the title attribute from all links of my blog, as that is good from accessibility point of view. How this can be achieved? UPDATE I found a solution how ...
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Add credit to get_custom_header in alt

Been hunting for a while and I can't figure out how to use get_custom_header to get the alt text associated with the media file, so that I can add photo credits to the headers on my site. Am I missing ...
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Stylesheet switching and caching

I'm implementing a site that allows users to switch stylesheets (to show a high contrast version for people with vision impairments). The switcher essentially just changes the <link>ref to ...
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Accesibility problems with dropdown menus in twentyten theme or others

Some time ago I discovered that dropdown menus that do have clickable links on parent nodes are confusing for the users. Often they are not seeing that they can click on the parent, they just assume ...
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How to make WordPress blog accessible for people with disabilities?

How do you make your wordpress blog accessible for people with disabilities ? are there any special plugins you are using ? are there any friendly themes you recommend ? is there an auto-detect ...
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How can I make a site viewable in multiple languages?

I am aware of the question What are options are there to implement a multi language site, but the answers there are focused on multi-language support on the backend as well as the frontend. I am only ...