WCAG2 for Developers and Content Authors Workshop

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Atlassian offices

465 Pine Street

San Francisco, CA 94104

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Having trouble registering? Email sam@accessibilityoz.com for assistance.

AccessibilityOz CEO and accessibility expert Gian Wild will be running this workshop on WCAG2 for developers and content authors.

Check out the other three workshops she'll be running at that location:


Length: One day

Aimed at: Web developers, Programmers, Managers, Business Analysts, Content Authors


This course discusses accessibility basics and then covers WCAG2 success criteria, providing correct examples and specific development and writing techniques.

AccessibilityOz training is unique in that we train developers by category (such as forms), instead of focusing on relevant success criteria. This takes a lot of the complexity out of WCAG2, and provides trainees with immediately usable techniques, code and examples.

Training includes issues such as:

  • Focus order, meaningful sequence and context change errors

  • Use of color, use of sensory characteristics, use of location (e.g. left, right, above)

  • Writing accurate ALT attributes, headings, titles and link text

  • Simple data tables

  • Skip links

  • Advisory techniques such as coding abbreviations, line spacing, color contrast, etc.

Several exercises are conducted throughout the course, allowing for participant engagement and furthering understanding. These exercises include:

  • Writing ALT attributes

  • Identifying inaccessible keyboard sites

  • Identifying incorrect page titles

  • Adding headings


Each participant will receive a copy of the training slides and the following AccessibilityOz factsheets:

  • Images

  • Tables

  • Source Order

  • Keyboard

  • Coding

  • Interactive maps

  • Content

  • PDF

  • Video

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About Gian Wild

Gian Wild is the CEO, Founder and President of AccessibilityOz, established in Australia in 2011, and the United States in 2015. Gian has worked in the accessibility industry since 1998. She worked on the first Level AAA accessible web site in Australia (Disability Information Victoria) and developed one of the first automated accessibility testing tools, PurpleCop, in 2000.

Gian spent six years on the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group contributing to the development of WCAG2 and is currently a member of the Automated WCAG Monitoring-Community Group. Gian is on the Higher Education Content Steering Group for Accessibility Switchboard, the Secretary of the OzeWAI conference in Australia, and she is a committee member of the ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium conference in the United States. She also chairs two of the symposiums sub-committees: the Mobile Testing Sub-Committee and the Native App Testing Sub-Committee. The committees work to create up-to-date mobile accessibility testing guidelines.

Gian often speaks at both web and accessibility conferences around the world, including in the United States, Europe, South America and Canada. She spoke at the United Nations on the importance of accessibility at the Eighth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. In 2017, Gian was nominated as Australian of the Year.

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Atlassian offices

465 Pine Street

San Francisco, CA 94104

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