I ran the 2021 Worldwide WordPress 5k (#WWWP5k) in West Seattle on October 24, 2021.
And that’s a wrap! The third and final day of 21NTC was a whirlwind of information, ideas, and connections. I watched presentations inclusive facilitation, long-form content, and equitable project management and design. But the keynote was the clear highlight of the day with a critical message for us all.
21NTC kept the learning and connections flowing! Here are my notes about web accessibility, diagramming as a tool for communication, iterative website improvement, and a few nuggets from a keynote conversation by Nikole Hannah-Jones.
Day 1 of NTC had me learning about discriminatory “race blind” AI, how to build equitable structures and a better nonprofit sector, consent in user experience design, more accessible data visualizations, and, of course, WordPress!
This week, I give you a quick peek into my end-of-the-week routine and talk about how it helps me stay focused and productive.
Now that I’ve been at this whole freelancing thing for a long time, here are many of the lessons and tips I’ve learned. I hope they can help others be more successful and provide better service to their own clients.
Facebook is killing off easy embeds for Facebook and Instagram. It’s another blow against the free flow of information and privacy online.
Anyone who uses a computer will benefit from understanding the difference between hacking and phishing. Importantly, the steps you take to protect yourself from each are different.
A terrible phrase that does the job. What’s better?
The official WordPress RSS Importer plugin is pretty crude and has some limitations. I ran into a few of those and solved them, specifically turning RSS categories into WordPress Tags.
WordPress 5.0 contains a massive change to content editing. Without working through a systematic review of what’s been built, I don’t know how anyone can be sure that it is ready for release. The project needs more time and public validation that it’s ready.
How I fixed a nasty technical error message about line 63 of /wp-includes/load.php for my client’s SiteGround-hosted website.
The future text editor for WordPress is in early stages but ready for a lot of intensive testing. Here are my thoughts on the latest version, written in the new editor, of course.
I was on a rather amusing reply all thread last week. Let me share my favorite replies with you!
Oxford Dictionaries had a bold choice for their “word” of the year.