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The accessibility-ready Tag Should Be Required for All WordPress Themes

+-*When was the last time you tried navigating your WordPress site using only the keyboard? Chances are you never have, and if you do you are likely to have a sub-optimal experience at best. The alarming reality is only a handful of WordPress themes (and thus WordPress-powered sites) meet basic accessibility guidelines. This is not […]

A meta image for WordPress

Title, Caption, Alt Text, and Description: Harnessing the Power of WordPress Image Metadata

+-*The Title, Caption, Alt Text, and Description fields for images in WordPress are the most ignored and underutilized features that can improve your content and bring more people to your site. Learn how to use them to create better user experiences and more attractive and compelling content.

enquire.js is like a wall in space

Using Media Queries in JavaScript with enquire.js for Responsive Masonry and More

+-*Ever wanted to toggle JavaScript on and off with media queries only to discover you cant? Instead you have to write a huge pile of JavaScript to monitor the initial and changing document width and toggle the script on and off manually. This is cumbersome and requires an unreasonable amount of code to do something […]

Break free from inline styles in WordPress

Adding Borders to WordPress Images the Right Way – a.k.a. Why Inline Styles Have No Place In Your Posts

+-*Much controversy surrounds the removal of the image border feature in WordPress. In this tutorial Morten Rand-Hendriksen shows you how to add image borders the correct way and also proposes a new set of standards for WordPress theme developers going forward to account for users who want borders around their images.

Habits of successful people compared to you

The 99 Habits of Highly Successful, Motivated, Efficient, Charismatic, Happy People

+-*Do viral list articles on the web leave you feeling like you’re not measuring up? Like everyone is more successful, motivated, efficient, charismatic, and happy because they do things differently? Fret not my friend. I have the cure to all that ails your self-doubting soul: The definitive list of the 99 Habits of Highly Successful, […]

Web accessibility matters

Web Accessibility as a Right – Should WCAG be Mandated by Law?

+-*There is a reason why the drivers’ seat in a car is adjustable: Not every body is built the same, and to appeal to as wide an audience as possible auto makers know they need to make it possible to drive a car whether you are 1m 30cm or 2m 30cm. The adjustable car seat […]

Learn Advanced WordPress Development at BCIT with Morten Rand-Hendriksen and Curtis McHale

Advanced WordPress Development: A Summer Class at BCIT with Me

+-*Starting the first weekend of May and continuing through the month of July BCIT is offering a one-of-a-kind intensive course in all things WordPress development called Advanced WordPress Development. The first block, “WordPress Advanced Theming”, will be taught by yours truly over three weekends in May. The next two blocks, WordPress eCommerce and WordPress Plugin […]