What it’s like to work with Jackdaw Web Design.

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The brief: Turn thingumies and whatsits from a self-confessed technophobe with a vision for an inclusive and accessible website into a real thing. Sandra Coulter from Silverline Memories gives us an insight into working with Jackdaw Web Design to transform their service to be pandemic proof and a lifeline for their service users. What is…

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Five of the best WordPress plugins for accessibility, but are they a magic fix?

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A whopping 20% of the population have a disability of some kind or another. Some may use screen readers, some may need specific colour contrast between different elements of the page. Others will have cognitive disabilities or mobility disabilities. Whatever their need, you do not want to alienate One in Five of your target audience…

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How to Make Sticky Posts in WordPress

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Sticky Posts Did you know that WordPress allows you to feature a post by using ‘sticky posts’, one of the least known features of WordPress, though it is a standard part of the posting process? This is a feature that places a chosen post at the top of your blog, keeping it there for as…

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SSL Certificate And Why Your Website Needs One

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An SSL Certificate is a digital certificate providing authentication for a website, enabling an encrypted connection. In plain English, this means that any data (messages, login details, payment card details) are encoded so that a hacker can’t intercept them when they’re passed from your device to the website. The authentication process is often described as…

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What Is A Parallax Website And Do You Need One?

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Wikipedia definition: Parallax is a displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight, and is measured by the angle or semi-angle of inclination between those two lines Due to foreshortening, nearby objects show a larger parallax than farther objects when observed from different positions, so parallax…

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