There is no such thing as a cheap and easy “fix” to supporting and communicating with people with disabilities. Every single person who reads this post has a role in making websites more accessible. Yes, even you!
Saturday, October 24, 2015, I was at McCaw Hall at Seattle Center, presenting at WordCamp Seattle: Beginner Edition about web accessibility’s importance for all website users and four specific techniques that beginning WordPress users could implement on their sites.
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 … Continue reading “Tip: CTRL/CMD + F for Find in Page [link]”
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.
Lists are one of the best ways to format text so that a page is easy to read. Unfortunately, it’s common to see “fake” lists that aren’t as attractive or readable. Learn to recognize real and fake lists, diagnose what kind of list you’re using, and fix them!