There’s a drastically-improved feature coming in WordPress 3.6 that I honestly believe could change how we blog. Seriously. Take a moment to learn a bit more about post formats and why I think they’re so great..
Posts Tagged ‘Writing for the Web’
A thought on emails, “bad writing,” and expressive punctuation.
A couple recent projects have highlighted the need to focus on impact and programming when explaining to website visitors what exactly you do. Here’s what I’m thinking.
Some basic thoughts about the importance of reading comments. The rationale for doing so comes straight out of your 7th grade reading class.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but that doesn’t mean text alternatives should be that long! But how do you know what’s right? This decision tree is a good place to start.
The way a person formats text is to communicate additional information. “This phrase is a section heading.” “This word is more important than all the others.” When text formatting gets out of control, that information is obscured and a host of other problems arise.
To many, “SEO” is an acronym shrouded in technical jargon and obscure “black hat” tactics. I think we need to step back and write more to the people who only understood the first two words of that last sentence. Join me.
The video of my Seattle WordCamp 2012 presentation with Christine Winckler is up. And in bonus news, my WordPress plugin was spotted on WPMU and at WordCamp Birmingham.