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11/21/2020 12:11:48 AM (3 years ago)

Help/About: Clarify accessibility features.

  • Captions are uploaded in the block editor, and not created in the editor.
  • Avoid making an invalid claim of WCAG 2.1 conformance or trivialize the efforts still required to build an accessible and compliant site.

Follow-up to [49640].
Props joedolson.
See #51415.

1 edited


  • trunk/src/wp-admin/about.php

    r49651 r49674  
    8888            <div class="about__section has-2-columns is-wider-left has-transparent-background-color">
    8989                <div class="column">
    90                     <h2><?php _e( 'Caption videos—right in the block editor' ); ?></h2>
    91                     <p><?php _e( 'Adding captions to your videos has landed in the block editor, with special attention to accessibility. Whether you’re navigating with a keyboard or a mouse, whether or not you use a screen reader, captions are easier to include than ever.' ); ?></p>
     90                    <h2><?php _e( 'Upload video captions directly in the block editor' ); ?></h2>
     91                    <p><?php _e( 'To help you add subtitles or captions to your videos, you can now upload them within your post or page. This makes it easier than ever to make your videos accessible for anyone who needs or prefers to use subtitles.' ); ?></p>
    9292                </div>
    9393            </div>
    120120                    <?php
    121121                    printf(
    122                         /* translators: %s: WCAG information link. */
    123                         __( 'What’s more, this default theme puts accessibility at the heart of your website. It conforms to <a href="%s">Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1</a> at Level AAA right out of the box, so you can meet the highest level of international accessibility standards. Just add the necessary elements to your plugins, pictures, and other content, and you’re ready to go!' ),
     122                        /* translators: 1: WordPress accessibility-ready guidelines link, 2: WCAG information link. */
     123                        __( 'What’s more, this default theme puts accessibility at the heart of your website. It conforms to the <a href="%1$s">WordPress accessibility-ready guidelines</a> and addresses several more specialized standards from the <a href="%2$s">Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 at level AAA</a>. It will help you meet the highest level of international accessibility standards when you create accessible content and choose plugins which are accessible too!' ),
     124                        '',
    124125                        ''
    125126                    );
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