Support » Theme: Agama » Couple suggestions to fix accessibility

  • Hi there; I’ve been trying to get my child theme to validate using an accessibility checker, and I’ve had to make a few tweaks to the code. Thought I’d list them here in case anyone else is working on this too..

    In /framework/agama-functions.php I’ve had to change the H3 here to an H2 to solve a header nesting problem (using the grid layout for the blog)
    <h2 class="assistive-text"><?php _e( 'Post navigation', 'agama' ); ?></h2>

    In /framework/class-agama-frontpage-boxes.php I’ve had to change
    echo '<em class="fa '. $box[1]['icon'] .'"></em>';
    to add em instead of an i element, and adjust the style sheet to use the em instead of i element.

    In /framework/agama-functions.php I’ve had to adjust all the <i> tags in the agama_render_blog_post_meta() function to use instead.

    In footer.php I had to do the same:
    <?php echo sprintf( '<a id="%s"><em class="%s"></em></a>', 'toTop', 'fa fa-angle-up' ); ?>
    replacing i with em and adjusting the style sheet.

    Finally, as an aside, the post meta colours are too light to meet the contrast guidelines:

    .entry-header .single-line-meta,
    .entry-header .single-line-meta a {
    	font-family: Crete Round;
    	font-size: 13px;
    	padding: 5px 15px;
    	color: #aaa;

    Fixing all these allows the theme to meet AA level standards, but such heavy modifications to my child theme make me nervous that future parent-theme updates may cause issues. Can I suggest that you fix the parent theme in a future release so it no longer uses italics tags, and nests that one H3 as an H2 instead? Thanks.

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  • Thread Starter aloeroot


    Also, I had to change the H3s in framework/widgets/widgets.php to H2s, to avoid a nesting issue with header sizes.

    Theme Author themevision


    Hello, @aloeroot!

    Thank you for your suggestions. We really appreciate it. We will try to add these additions in one of the following updates.

    Best Regards

    Thread Starter aloeroot


    Thanks – if you do change them in an update, I’d love it if you’d update this thread so I can remove all the extra files from my child theme. It’s probably better for future compatibility.

    Theme Author themevision



    Do not worry.You will be notified when we finish it.


    Hello @aloeroot,

    Can you send us url from where you did accessibility testing ?


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