I’m head-down on a bunch of projects and then taking some time off in July, so this will be the last post here for about a month. Here are two things to keep you occupied in the mean time.
Websites can be really expensive or really cheap. Do you know what the difference is? It can be hard when you don’t understand the technical requirements to build a feature. Here’s an attempt at summarizing some things to watch out for.
A question about a Fitbit got me thinking about making websites and the nonprofit sector. As we introduce data and analytics into our fields of passion, we must be careful to not lose the joy that got us started.
Solarize Northwest captures community interest in solar energy and converts it to real solar energy! Their new site is helping people learn about solar and sign up more easily for a campaign in their community.
It’s rare that I endorse a product on this blog, but I’m making an exception here. This won’t be a regular thing, which I hope says a lot about my decision to write this post at all. There were a good three years when I struggled to recommend a web host when people asked. After a while, I … Continue reading “Why I Recommend SiteGround Hosting for WordPress and Nonprofits”
Congratulations to 501 Commons on the launch of their long-awaited, mobile-friendly and streamlined refreshed site design!
Slideshows aren’t the new, hip things they used to be, and they never should have been! Now is time to cut the cord on your nonprofit website’s home page slideshow.
Now that I run a website completely devoted to nonprofit websites, some of the content that I used to post here makes more sense over there. That’s the case this week as I decided to write on the Nonprofit WP blog. I don’t want my readers to feel left out (I know I missed last week, … Continue reading “Spring Cleaning Your Website on Nonprofit WP”
My newest plugin required some lobbying and changes to “core” WordPress before I could even build it. Here’s why I went through the trouble.
This week I got a letter about one of my website domains, except it wasn’t from my domain registrar. What did they want and why?
Two presentations, a site launch, someone using my free theme, a new WordPress Seattle chat room, and Lean Coffee for fast and fun conversations!
How building a porch is like building a website.
Over on my new site, Nonprofit WP, I just published a brief review of the new Idealware report on selecting WordPress plugins for nonprofits.
Two events for nonprofits using WordPress with a bonus third are all next week in Seattle. I hope to see you there!
On my blog, in talks, and in my work with clients, I’ve really taken it upon myself to advocate for accessible design and development practices. There are so many good arguments for accessibility, yet it’s not always easy to get decision makers to buy in to accessibility requirements or commit to investing money in accessibility. Elle … Continue reading “Cases for Accessibility [link]”
The New York Times published a troubling-but-not-surprising article today on the effect of the “digital divide” on school children in the United States.