Many websites and interfaces will have you failing this short pop quiz. That’s their fault and not yours.
You probably know the phrase and how it ends. Sadly, not all web developers who build website tools have users’ best interests in mind (or at least they didn’t stop to think about all of them). It’s up to us all to avoid using common and popular features that shouldn’t be.
When it comes to website updates and security, make sure you haven’t triple-bolted the front door while leaving the back door wide open.
A quick and easy WordPress (and other stuff) tip today. You can guess what it is from the title. Read on to find out why.
Hover-triggered drop down menus have long been the standard, but they come with loads of problems that have emerged over time. It’s time to drop them and move to something better.
Things to do and read to celebrate 2014 Global Accessibility Awareness Day!
In the interest of saving their time and protecting their site, I always recommend that clients avoid permanently deleting content in WordPress. Luckily, there are default features that make this easy to do and plugins that make it even better!
A quick quote today about how to make usable websites.
More reasons to not force links to open in a new tab or window. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.
Even if you don’t spend much time working on websites, you’ve surely come across the “title attribute” on a website. Here’s what it is and why it’s a not worth using.
When a user goes to the “Contact” page of a website, what should greet them? An email? A form? Both? After asking this question over and over to clients, I think the answer is quite clear.
Accessibility Camp Seattle 2013 got me thinking about how we can make more of the web more accessible. Here are five ideas.
If you’ve got a website, read through your menu and see if it passes this excellent five-point evaluation.
There are few things in life about which I think of myself as conservative, but my web design style is one of them.
I think I’ve identified a common pattern for the way certain “worst practices”—as opposed to “best practices”—continue to live on well past their prime.
I know people have their reasons for wanting to make links open in new windows, but there are real problems with that. Here’s a link where someone does a great job explaining why we should stop.