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Cases for Accessibility [link]

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 […]

Tip: CTRL/CMD + F for Find in Page [link]

Do you know what CTRL + F on Windows does (or CMD + F on Macs)? In many programs, it allows you to “Find in Page.” This is immensely useful, particularly in browsers and word processors. If you don’t know it, join the club! Apparently most people¬†don’t: 90 percent of people in their studies don’t […]

Own Your Content

What if you woke up one day and found your website had disappeared? Would you mourn the hours (or days!) of effort you put into it? Owning your content is the way to prevent that.

A WordPress Formatting Manifesto

I recently released the MRW Web Design Simple TinyMCE plugin for WordPress. It’s a plugin that came directly out of the work I do to serve clients and make using WordPress as easy as possible. In this post, I want to share how I made the final decisions for what buttons I removed from the default WordPress editor, and provide a framework for what it means to format content well on the web.

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