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Keeping your IT secure

It goes without saying that we are living in very uncertain times. The last two years plus the terrible situation in Ukraine have left us ...
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What it’s like to work with Jackdaw Web Design.

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 ...
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Making your website work better with screen readers

My last post was all about getting text to look clear for people with visual impairments, so this time I’m going to take it one ...
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How to make your website more legible

  When it comes to website accessibility, most people’s first thought is that it means catering for visitors who use screen readers. Whilst this is ...
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What sort of people is web accessibility for?

Website accessibility is usually (at least in the UK) seen as an optional, and often expensive, add-on that website owners think doesn’t apply to them ...
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Five of the best WordPress plugins for accessibility, but are they a magic fix?

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 ...
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Are Your Usernames Just As Important As Passwords – Or More So?

Each time you set up a new account, you probably spend some time coming up with a strong password for it (or use a password ...
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How to Make Sticky Posts in WordPress

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, ...
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SSL Certificate And Why Your Website Needs One

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, ...
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What Is A Parallax Website And Do You Need One?

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 ...
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Case Study: The Fostering Company

Imagine you work with children and young people who desperately need your help and one of the main ways you have to try to facilitate ...
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Jackdaw Web Design – Now A Full Service Agency

I’m delighted to be able to tell you that after years of searching for the right associates, I can now proudly call Jackdaw Web Design ...
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