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Add Accessibility statement to design.wikimedia.org
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Description

Add an accessibility statement to design.wikimedia.org, linked via footer besides “Privacy policy”.

It would contain similar content as wikimediafoundation.org's with one modification. The talk page would probably need to point to

Accessibility statement
The Wikimedia Foundation is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

This accessibility statement covers the Wikimedia Foundation Design site, located at https://design.wikimedia.org/.

Conformance status
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Wikimedia Foundation Design website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standards.

Feedback
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Wikimedia Foundation Design website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Wikimedia Foundation Design website:

E-mail: accessibility@wikimedia.org
Online: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Talk:Design

Proposal

  • Add accessibility statement page to design-landing-page repo with text above
    • Link it from design landing page
  • Link it from Design Style Guide

Event Timeline

Hey @Slaporte, I'd appreciate your feedback on above. Changes are only on scope (“Wikimedia Foundation Design website” instead of “Wikimedia Foundation website”, URL, and talk page URL) . At best, I'd like to implement this before going to CSUN next Tuesday.

This looks good. Please go ahead!

Change 578405 had a related patch set uploaded (by VolkerE; owner: VolkerE):
[design/landing-page@master] Add accessibility statement page

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/578405

Change 578405 merged by VolkerE:
[design/landing-page@master] Add accessibility statement page

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/578405

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