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Authoring tools should include accessibility support – would you like to try it out?

Authoring tools should produce accessibility by default. Or at least help web authors create accessible content via built-in features. This is why market leading tool providers like Drupal, Joomla, Umbraco, Plone and SiteVision as well as accessibility specialists Funka are joining forces with IAAP in an EU-funded research project.

The result will be free for everyone to use!

The project has asked web authors what they need and developed prototypes covering the most important features to improve accessibility. Now we need you to help us try them out!

The goal of the project is for authoring tools to support web authors in creating accessible content, without being accessibility experts. We are inviting web authors to help us test the prototypes to make sure we develop useful functionality.

The testing will be performed online during October and November and you will have the opportunity to impact the results of the project at the same time as you will be inspired and learn more about accessible publishing.

Please contact Jakob Hasslöw if you would like to participate in the user testing and contribute to better accessibility support in authoring tools!

Visit the Project website.

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