The Skinny on Microsites [link]

I’ve been intrigued by the concept of microsites for a long time. For those of you who haven’t heard of microsites before, I’ll quote from the article I’m linking to: A microsite is a mini-website, generally two to four pages, focused on a specific topic or campaign. These mini-websites are usually graphic-heavy and have very … Continue reading “The Skinny on Microsites [link]”

Vote with Your Mouse for the Best WordPress Ideas [link]

Even if you’ve never written a single line of HTML, JavaScript, CSS, or PHP code, it’s still easy to contribute to the future of WordPress! WordPress.org’s “Ideas” section is a tucked-away but important way to submit feedback to the WordPress team. Everyone from a plugin developer to a first-time WordPress user can express their opinions, … Continue reading “Vote with Your Mouse for the Best WordPress Ideas [link]”

SEO and Accessibility: Two birds. One Stone. [link]

In writing about best practices in web design recently, I’ve really been struck by the overlap between good SEO and accessibility practices. I certainly knew many good practices in each, but the number of times I found myself saying “Do X because it benefits SEO and screen readers” was really striking. So I thought to … Continue reading “SEO and Accessibility: Two birds. One Stone. [link]”

Saying “Thank You” After a Donation [link]

Earlier this week, I wrote about my experience with year-end giving. Coming off the heels of that post, here are some great tips for saying “Thank You” to your donors right after they’ve made an online donation. I still think there’s room at that time to carefully introduce other ways to engage with your organization, … Continue reading “Saying “Thank You” After a Donation [link]”

Make Websites Accessible for Visitors You’ve Never Met [link]

This article is almost a manifesto for the various principles of inclusion, universal design, and accessibility, topics I recently blogged about. It’s very short and geared toward web designers, but anyone who uses the web at work would benefit from reading this. Plus, it’s in a fun statement/response format! Luckily for us, web designers are … Continue reading “Make Websites Accessible for Visitors You’ve Never Met [link]”