What's new for accessibility in Gutenberg 7.2 – Marco's Accessibility Blog

What's new for accessibility in Gutenberg 7.2
9th of January 2020

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Gutenberg 7.2 has just been released as a plugin. The development cycle was longer than usual. As a result, this version contains a lot of changes. Several of them improve Gutenberg’s accessibility.

The tab order in the editor 🔗

When editing a block, the tab order has been adjusted. Rather than tabbing to the next block, for example from one paragraph to the next, pressing tab will now put focus into the side bar for the active block. Further tabbing will move through [...]

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