What is web accessibility? According to The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), who are an international community that develops open standards to ensure the long-term growth of the Web, and who also define the standards for making websites more accessible, "Web accessibility means that websites, … Read more about Ten ways to make your website more accessible
Just imagine what would happen if you could tap into a market of over 11.5 million people, and that’s just in the UK. Imagine how that would benefit your business or organisation. Imagine how that increased revenue could help you help your clients. You may have a brand new website, … Read more about What is web accessibility and why is it important?
Definitions of commonly-used web-related terms If you’re thinking about getting a website, or you’ve taken over an existing one, you’re probably starting to get bamboozled by all the techie terms, but don’t worry, everybody does when they start. Unfortunately, some of the definitions you find … Read more about A brief glossary of website terms
So there you are one day trying to add your latest funky photo to your beautiful new WordPress website, and something weird's happened. You might be getting an error message, you might not. Maybe the Publish button doesn't work any more. Or an option has disappeared from your admin menu. Maybe your … Read more about How to check your WordPress site for plugin conflicts
WordPress is the world’s most popular Content Management System (CMS), and is believed to power well over 25% of global websites. One of the huge benefits of it is that the WordPress software (‘WordPress core’) is free, so you can get going with it for little or no cost. Many people start … Read more about How to move from wordpress.com to self-hosted WordPress
By Nathan Platt of Solidblueliquid Okay so this post is all about self-hosting WordPress, but before we begin telling you all the wonderful benefits let me sort out a few common misconceptions. Wordpress.org, wordpress.com and self-hosting Across forums and the internet everyone gets confused … Read more about Moving to a Self-Hosted WordPress site
One of the things I like best about WordPress is that it's actually quite hard to make a total mess of things. Every change you do to a post or page is stored so you can easily go back to previous revisions, but did you know that it also uses a recycle bin? If you want to get rid of a post … Read more about I deleted a blog post accidentally – how do I get it back?
You can put Alt text on both hyperlinks and media items like images. To put it on images, go to your media library, edit the image you're looking for and add your alt text. But what's the point of the Alt text box? It's there for use by screen readers, which are used by people who have … Read more about What’s Alt text?