I've written in the past about web accessibility and how to improve the accessibility of your site for people using assistive technologies. But guess what? Accessibility isn't just limited to folks with disabilities, it also means writing code in a way that anyone can use it, regardless of their … [Read more...] about WordPress i18n: What is it and why should you care?
Below are a series of articles related to web accessibility, with a particular focus on WordPress sites. Learn best practices for writing content, developing themes, working with plugins, and more.
Maybe you've heard about web accessibility on a podcast or heard a developer friend talking about it. Maybe you've thought to yourself you should learn more and start implementing web accessibility standards on your site. Maybe you were gung-ho to get started, but were stopped dead in your tracks … [Read more...] about Do you have a role in web accessibility? (Spoiler alert: yes)
You know what a junk drawer looks like. I bet you even have one (or two). Well, this post is about as random as that junk drawer. It's an assortment of tips and tricks I've recently found helpful. Most of these may be junk to you, but maybe you'll find one gem you can use. :) p.s. All … [Read more...] about My Junk Drawer of Tips & Tricks
What if I could share with you a way to both do good and make money? If you're like me, your ears would perk up. And if your ears are perked up, this article is for you. First, let me bring you up to speed: this post is the last in a series on web accessibility. We've gone from broadly framing … [Read more...] about Web Accessibility: Why it’s great for your bottom line.
While web accessibility isn't a new concept, it still quite new (or at least newish) to many of us. As site creators, developers, and content writers, we may want to make the web a more accessible place, but are not sure where to start. In this article, I'll focus on the best tools (plugins and … [Read more...] about Are you using the best tools for WordPress accessibility?
So far in this web accessibility series we've covered how to check a website for accessibility and where accessibility turns into a legal issue. In this article, we're going to roll up our sleeves and do something about accessibility: we'll add skip nav to a WordPress theme. And the best part? … [Read more...] about How to Add Skip Nav to Your WordPress Theme