I was contacted this week by one of my clients, Jan Southern, with a strange problem. She’d just updated her site and added large hero images to some pages. Some white text was overlaid on the images, including her phone number. The issue was that the phone number didn’t show up properly on iPad and iPhone.… Continue Reading The Amazing Disappearing & Reappearing Website Phone Numbers!
Last Friday I attended the first Accessibility Scotland conference in Edinburgh. There were 7 speakers, all talking about different aspects of their work as web accessibility professionals. Here’s my review of the day. Mark Palmer Mark spoke about his 10 years in the accessibility field. In that time he’s seen the focus move from fear… Continue Reading Accessibility Scotland: a new event for web accessibility professionals
The other day, I went to help my mum complete a transaction online. The objective was simple: buy an event ticket. It turned out to be far more complex than I imagined, and I soon ended up as frustrated as she did. Here’s my list of what went wrong, and how it could have been… Continue Reading How To Design A Frustrating Online Store Experience
Updated 14 May 2018. When I install WordPress on a site, one of the first things I do is set the permalink structure. What are permalinks? A WordPress permalink is the URL generated for new posts or pages on your site. The name comes from a merging of the words “permanent link”. Permalinks always start… Continue Reading What is the best WordPress permalink structure for SEO?
Twenty Sixteen is a popular WordPress theme, but it doesn’t have all the features that people want. One of the issues is with the Social Links menu in the footer: it’s only suitable to add links to social media profiles. Any other links added to this menu will show up as a strange symbol because… Continue Reading How To Add A New Twenty Sixteen Footer Menu