Wikipedia:WikiProject Accessibility

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Welcome to the Accessibility WikiProject!

This project aims to make Wikipedia accessible for users with disabilities. More specifically, accessibility means that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with Wikipedia, and that they can contribute to Wikipedia. Accessibility also benefits others, including older people with changing abilities due to aging.

See also: What is accessibility?

Wikipedia needs you!
Do you have accessibility problems in Wikipedia? Please, tell us!

Details about the WikiProject Accessibility[edit]

Scope[edit]

The primary focus is on improving the accessibility of articles. The secondary focus is on actively assisting editors with disabilities or other characteristics which inhibit their ability to contribute to the encyclopedia.

Methodology[edit]

The approach to make Wikipedia accessible is based on the W3C's official WCAG 2.0 (a.k.a. ISO/IEC 40500:2012) and ATAG 2.0 guidelines. The guidelines provided by this accessibility project are merely an attempt to reword the WCAG 2.0 into a guideline hopefully easier to understand for editors who are not familiar with accessibility or web development.

Related WikiProjects[edit]

The related and complementary WikiProjects are

Participants[edit]

There is a bot automatically generated list of active editors.

If you are interested in being part of this group, please add your name to the following list; it is ordered alphabetically.

  1. A Lambent Eye (Talk) is new to Wikipedia and eager to help.
  2. a11ygeorge (talk) would like to help update and expand information on international web accessibility laws
  3. Adrian M. H.
  4. AimeeMaree
  5. Akjar13
  6. AtomsOrSystems (talk)
  7. Axciom (Talk)
  8. B2project
  9. Bauani
  10. BelovedFreak
  11. ~ RobTalk
  12. Caleb Bond
  13. cannona
  14. ♫CheChe♫ talk
  15. Checkingfax
  16. User:CircleGirl
  17. CM2G0005
  18. DarkArcherPrince
  19. Diana LaRose
  20. Dodoïste (talk)
  21. doorautomatica talk
  22. -- dsprc [talk]
  23. EvergreenFir (talk) Please {{re}}
  24. Geekdiva (talk) (Ironically, my disability will prevent me from being very active. Heh! But I appreciate everyone's hard work and will do what I can when I can.)
  25. GJR, a.k.a. oedipus (GJR's talk page | GJR's contributions)
  26. Graham87
  27. Rahul Pandey
  28. Jidanni
  29. User:John Carter
  30. Jomanila
  31. -- Daniel Jones (talk)
  32. Jonathan Bowen
  33. KaraLG84Talk Page
  34. l'aquatique[talk]
  35. -- Lil_℧niquℇ №1 | talk2me
  36. Macadamia14
  37. Matt Fitzpatrick (talk)
  38. matthewcock
  39. Max Viwe | Viwe The Max
  40. Mooeena
  41. Mr. Yondris Ferguson (Leave a Comment)
  42. Neranei (talk)
  43. user:orngjce223 how am I typing?
  44. OwenBlacker
  45. Patient Zerotalk
  46. The Crab Who Played With The Sea (talk)
  47. —PC-XT+
  48. User:Pedant
  49. -- penubag  (talk)
  50. Andy Mabbett | Talk to Andy Mabbett
  51. pjoef (talkcontribs)
  52. Pretended leer
  53. Purplewowies
  54. Quiddity
  55. RexxS (talk)
  56. SFB
  57. Smartyllama
  58. Spencergreenwood (talk)
  59. surueña
  60. Techdude3331
  61. the wub "?!" - particular focus on making sure that Help pages are accessible as part of my community fellowship, but interested in helping out other areas too.
  62. Thisisnotatest (Thisisnotatest's talk page)
  63. tombabinszki
  64. Tom Cloyd (talk) - Interested in mental-health-related accessibility issues - certainly an orphan area. We haven't a lot of external guidance to draw upon. A problem.
  65. Winxrocker
  66. Wolbo
  67. xeno (talk)

You may place {{User WikiProject Accessibility}} on your user page to display the following userbox:

This template will add your user page to:

Templates[edit]

Template Description
WikiProject Accessibility
WikiProject iconThis page is within the scope of WikiProject Accessibility, a group of editors promoting better access for disabled or otherwise disadvantaged users. For more information, such as what you can do to help, see the main project page.
 
{{WikiProject Accessibility}}, for use on article talk pages for articles within the project. See Category:WikiProject Accessibility articles.
{{Accessibility dispute}}, for use on articles where the accessibility is in question. See Category:Articles with accessibility problems.
[no visible template] {{Alternative text missing}}, for articles with images without alt text, if adding it would improve accessibility.
{{User WikiProject Accessibility}}, userbox for members of the accessibility project. See Category:WikiProject Accessibility participants.
Accessibility barnstar The Accessibility Barnstar
Message here
{{subst:Accessibility Barnstar|message ~~~~}}, used to recognize contributions to the project or improvements to accessibility on Wikipedia.

Userboxes[edit]

Userboxes about disabilities
Disability Userboxes Wikipedians
Asperger syndrome {{User Asperger}} Links
{{User aspie}} Links
High-functioning autism {{User HFA}} Links
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder {{User ADD2}} Links
{{User ADHD}} Links
{{User ADD}} Links
{{User ADHD2}} Links
Bipolar disorder {{User bipolar}} Links
{{User bipolar2}} Links
Blindness {{User blind}} Links
Borderline personality disorder {{User borderline}} Links
Cataplexy {{User cataplexy}} Links
Color blindness {{User Colourblind}} Links
Dyslexia {{User dyslexic}} Links
{{User Lysdexic}} Links
Developmental coordination disorder {{User dyspraxic}} Links
{{User Developmental Dyspraxia}} Links
Dissociative identity disorder {{User Multiplepersondis}} Links
{{User did}} Links
Dysthymia {{User dysthymia}} Links
Hearing loss {{User Deaf}} Links
Narcolepsy {{User narcolepsy}} Links
Pervasive developmental disorder
not otherwise specified
{{User PDD-NOS}} Links
Psychosis / Schizophrenia {{User psychosis}} Links
{{User Schizoid}} Links
{{User SAD}} Links
{{User SZA}} Links
{{User SZD}} Links
{{User schizophrenia}} Links
{{User schizotypal}} Links

See also[edit]

External watchlist[edit]