Accessibility Scotland 2017 took place on Friday 22nd September in Edinburgh. Last year’s conference focused on web accessibility. This year’s event took a much broader approach. What could we learn from inclusive design in the non-digital world? As well as websites, we had speakers discussing the inclusive design of: Products Buildings and Places Transport Games Media Special… Continue Reading Accessibility Scotland 2017 – All The Best In Inclusive Design
Updated 19 May 2020. Please note that as of 12 May 2020 the Divi Accessibility plugin is no longer available to download on WordPress.org. According to Ronnie Burt of CampusPress, the reason was: There was apparently a complaint about the name of the plugin to WordPress.org as it started with the word Divi, and we… Continue Reading Improve Your Divi Website’s Reach With Divi Accessibility
What is the WordPress post editor? Most WordPress users spend a lot of time with the post editor. It’s the part of the add a post screen which lets you add, edit and format your post or page content. There are two tabs on the post editor – Visual and Text. Visual view shows the… Continue Reading The WordPress Post Editor: All You Need To Know
Joomla Monster is known for creating accessible Joomla templates. They kept getting requests for WordPress themes, so decided to set up a new company to develop them. PixelEmu launched in 2015. You can see their commitment to accessibility in this video: I was kindly given a copy of the PixelEmu School theme to try out, and to… Continue Reading PixelEmu School Theme Review – Is It An A+ For Accessibility?
WordCamp Edinburgh 2017 took place at Codebase last weekend, and it was a fantastic experience. My first WordCamp was Edinburgh 2012. We were overdue another one in my home city – the last WordCamp Edinburgh was in 2015. Here are my highlights from the weekend. Expect unicorns but not much sunshine! Democratising Democracy: Lessons from using… Continue Reading Unicorn Heaven! Highlights From WordCamp Edinburgh 2017
A quiz to test your knowledge of WordPress. How many of the 15 questions can you get right?
Updated 15 October 2017. What is Gutenberg? Gutenberg is the new WYSIWYG editor for WordPress, currently in development. Gutenberg is now available as a plugin for testing, with the intention that it will enter WordPress Core in version 5.0 as a replacement for the existing post editor. It will be the biggest change to the… Continue Reading Accessibility testing WordPress Gutenberg – a first look
A guest post by Gareth Simpson. Having a website that covers the SEO basics and is primed for future improvements should be your digital goal. You don’t want to be wasting digital budget on things that other websites do out-of-the-box. It’s important that SEO is factored into the site’s development, and that the future of… Continue Reading 11 Dos and Don’ts for an SEO Friendly Website
Updated 9 May 2018. Why a liveblog? For CMA Live 2017 (content marketing conference extraordinaire), rather than writing about the event afterwards, as I usually do, I decided to do something different. Liveblog the event. I used the 24Liveblog WordPress plugin, which links to the 24liveblog online service. It was fairly straightforward to set up… Continue Reading CMA Live 2017 – Liveblog
For the last 12 weeks, I’ve been a part of the CMA 90 Day Challenge, thanks to the CMA Community. The goal was to produce at least one piece of content every week for a 12 week period. How did I do? I started the week beginning 6 March. The official last day for the… Continue Reading The CMA 90 Day Challenge Review – March-June 2017