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Suggestion to merge in Accessibility child theme to twenty 10

  1. Sprungmarker has created the Accessible 1.0 child theme for Twenty 10 that adds basic accessibility improvements to the default theme. The linked site is a demo of the child theme.

    I propose that these improvements are merged into the core Twenty Ten theme maintained by the WordPress community and provided with WordPress. Here are some of the advantages I see.

    • Adds accessibility features without any negative impact on the theme
    • Provides general usability improvements like decent keyboard access and better contrast
    • Improves accessibility according to latest W3C standards - e.g WCAG 2.0 and WAI ARIA
    • Adding accessibility means more people will have immediate access to more WP instances
    • Default theme will provide a useful example of accessibly for new theme developers
    • Accessibility is now a legal a requirement, but not so easy to get right
    • Other CMSs like Drupal are rapidly improving accessibility features in order to meet this demand

    If you need help with a bug/patch I am happy to help out.

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