My first trip to the Nonprofit Technology Conference left me with a powerful charge to intentionally question assumptions in order to build technology I want to use and a society in which I want to live.
Marc h 23-26, I am attending the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington D.C. Reach out if you want to say “Hi” in person!
Big news in these parts! I’ve got a totally redesigned website here at MRWweb.com.
The week of February 13, I’ll be teaching an online course for NTEN, “Anatomy of a Website Redesign.” Registration is still open!
Congrats to DaizyLogik on the launch of their new site! DaizyLogik is a Salesforce consulting firm that, like me, focuses on helping nonprofits. That’s why I thought we were a great team to work together on their new website. The new site does a great job at showing how to get the most out of WordPress.com. … Continue reading “DaizyLogik Launches New Website”
I’ve been busy. That means I have lots of interesting things to share (including an award!) and an announcement about this blog.
November 17, 2016 from 12:00-1:30, I’ll be presenting “Web For All: Building Better Websites with Web Accessibility” at 501 Commons. This is a free event for all nonprofits! Please come and bring a friend.
Come to WordCamp Seattle 2016! Come to WordCamp Seattle 2016! Come to WordCamp Seattle 2016! Come to WordCamp Seattle 2016! Come to WordCamp Seattle 2016!
After listing common heading errors in a recent post, it’s time to talk about how to find problems on your own site!
One of my favorite blogs, CSS Tricks, publishes a “chronicle” every once in a while to publish updates about what the author is up to. It’s a great idea and I’m going to steal it! The MRW Web Design chronicle will get you caught up on what I’ve been up to in tech, business, and, on occasion, “real life!” Coming … Continue reading “Chronicle V”
It’s really important not just to use headings when writing for the web but to use them correctly. Here are the most common mistakes I see when people try to use headings.
[W]e weren’t prepared for how much work it would take, and as our web design team moved steadily closer to launch our migration initiative fell behind. Yesterday, Idealware launched their new website. To promote it, they sent out a newsletter with some great lessons learned from the migration. I wanted to link to it, though, so … Continue reading “Idealware’s Content Migration Lessons [link]”
I was on a rather amusing reply all thread last week. Let me share my favorite replies with you!
A while back, I wrote about how I’m a “web conservative.” Recently, I was reading “The inaccessible web: how we got into this mess” by Mischa Andrews, and it perfectly described what I was getting at: When clients and executives and developers and — anyone, really — talk about digital innovation, do they always mean it? Or is ‘innovation’ also used to … Continue reading “Conservative Design & Development in “The inaccessible web” [link]”
Blue vs. Orange. Two “Donate” buttons went head to head in a click test. Here’s what the results said and what I still don’t know.
An excerpt of an email to a client describes the considerations I take when designing a “Donate” button on a nonprofit’s website.