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How to Ensure Your Website is Accessible for the Visually Impaired

According to the American Foundation for the Blind, 26.9 million adult Americans report having trouble seeing, even with glasses or contacts, or they are completely blind. Any visual impairment can make it extremely difficult for someone using a computer to interpret...

Harvard Announces University-Wide Digital Accessibility Initiative

Harvard University is moving forward into the digital age by announcing their latest initiative to better serve students with disabilities. This initiative is aimed at making their digital content accessible and inclusive to those with disabilities. The University’s...

What Is the System Usability Scale (SUS) and What Is It Used for?

While a professional audit is important in the process of making a website accessible, community engagement can help uncover a great deal more. When engaging your user community, the SYSTEM USABILITY SCALE (SUS) is a simple, yet reliable system for measuring...

Six Writing Tips to Make Your Website More Accessible

Is the written content on your website accessible to all visitors? Or are you unintentionally making it difficult for visitors with disabilities to access your information? Below are a few quick fixes to make your important web content more accessible to those with...

Inaccessibility of CAPTCHA – W3C Report

When it comes to designing web applications that fit into our websites, safety is a priority. One of the most widely used ways of determining the identity of a user and keeping a site safe is through a tool called CAPTCHA. CAPTCHAs help determine whether a user is a...

Google offers new incentives for installing an SSL on WordPress

Security on the internet is in jeopardy and the threat won't be going away any time soon. Naturally, Google has a vested interest in keeping the entirety of the internet safe, underscored by the most recent security updates rolled out in the latest version of Chrome....

If STEM Professionals Want Top-Dollar, Move HERE!

SmartAsset has recently released their 2017 list of the best-paying jobs in the US and the cities where you may want to consider relocating if pay is a priority. It's fascinating to see how industries are dispersed through the country, and sometimes in unexpected...

Not all STEM is Equal: 3 Stages of STEM Education

STEM education is sweeping the nation. From robotics competitions to coding games, school districts are scrambling to provide STEM programs while teachers sift through thousands of Pinterest pins in search of quality activities. As a STEM Director, I am always looking...

One Day, A WordPress Backup Could Save Your Business

It is said, with enough time and resources any website can be hacked. That said, a backup that exists off of the web server is a critical component of your security strategy. This article by nexcess.net should inspire you to get smart about backups and find a solution...

Protecting Photographers’ Image Copyright On WordPress Sites

AddThis Sharing Buttons above The web doesn’t have a native mechanism for protecting content from copyright infringement. Aside from complex digital rights management solutions, which aren’t really appropriate for photography sites, there’s little a photographer can...

Raising Funds With WooCommerce Donation Plugins

WooCommerce is a wonderful plugin that turns your website into an online store. You can use it to sell digital and physical products. But what if you are interested in accepting donations? These WooCommerce donation plugins below will help you do just that. Premium...