Since websites are used to communicate with people, they show up all over the place! These three sites I helped build ended up in some pretty cool places this year.
I just had another post published on the CSS Tricks blog! This one shares why click-triggered submenus are better than ones that appear on hover, complete with diagrams and a demo!
In 2020, I launched eight websites for clients new and old. They each posed interesting challenges that resulted in a unique array of sites I’m proud to share.
Today, I am participating in the Washington statewide general strike and day of action called for by Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County: There’s never been a time in American history where Black people have not lived and died under the unrelenting boot of racism and systematic oppression. If we truly want to create something that … Continue reading “On Strike for Black Lives, June 12”
That’s the title of the latest post from the Executive Director of the Nonprofit Technology Network. The whole article is worth a read. Here’s the main point: I’m here today to remind you that technology is not going to save us. That may surprise you coming from the people who organize the biggest nonprofit technology … Continue reading ““Technology will not save us.””
2019 saw the launch of TEN different websites by MRW Web Design. Here they all are!
I wrote a thing on a huge blog! It was super exciting [for me]! It also re-emphasized how writing is so valuable regardless of where you publish.
300 posts! 159,000 words! Almost 8 years. Let’s mark a fun milestone with some numbers and reflections.
At the Nonprofit Technology Conference’s pre-conference day, the WordPress community put on four great sessions covering a wide range of topic and bringing together an awesome community.
After taking a strong stance that WordPress 5.0 shouldn’t be released in late November it was. Not it’s time to [briefly] look back and then speedily move forward.
A much belated update on upcoming events, personal life, and work life.
Yesterday I attended the Washington State Nonprofit Conference for the first time. As I often do, I wanted to quickly report back on what I did and some quick takeaways. Beth Kanter on Nonprofit Self-Care & Burnout Beth Kanter was the morning plenary speaker to kick off the conference. She talked about burnout among nonprofit staff … Continue reading “WA State Nonprofit Conference: Quick Wrap Up”
Read the letter I sent to the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce asking that they cancel my membership in light of their recent advocacy against a tax on high-earning businesses for funding affordable housing in Seattle.
Two versions of WordPress in a row have had my code in it! How cool is that! Best yet, the latest bug fix came straight out of a client project, proving once again that nonprofits and open source mix wonderfully.
I had a great time “speed geeking” with 30 folks. In 5 minutes, I introduce them to web accessibility, showed examples of assistive technology and accessibility problems, and gave them a quick intro to the tota11y accessibility testing tool!
After years of using WordPress, I finally made small contributions to the last two versions.