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Why Just Installing Plugins isn’t a Magic Fix for Accessibility with Nick Croft

Building accessibility features into your WordPress site isn’t just a strategy for making your site more usable to more people or a moral thing to do, but it may actually be the law depending on where your audience lives!

If you’ve decided to implement accessibility on your WordPress site for growth, legal, or moral reasons, you might be thinking “Isn’t there a plugin for that?”. Choosing plugins to help improve your accessibility is a tricky business and could actually result in making your accessibility WORSE.

In this episode of PressThis, we interview Nick Croft of ReaktivStudios. Nick is a widely-known expert at WordPress accessibility. Nick holds Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS), Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC), Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA), and 508 Trusted Tester certifications and has been working in WP accessibility for 4 years. Nick shares his thoughts on how you should approach your plugin strategy as it relates to accessibility and how to avoid pitfalls that might actually make your site less accessible.

If you’d truly like the benefits of having an accessible website and not just throw random plugins on your site to achieve that goal, listen to this episode of PressThis now!

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