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WordPress plugins and accessibility

6 April 2016 by Michiel Heijmans - 4 Comments

WordPress recently announced that “all new or updated code released into WordPress core and bundled themes must conform with the WCAG 2.0 guidelines at level AA.” This means WordPress will be making the product more accessible with every new update. Rian Rietveld‘s article WordPress goes WCAG clearly reflects her enthusiasm about this step forward in terms of accessibility. It aligns …

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Easy-to-use accessibility tools

2 February 2016 by Michiel Heijmans - 7 Comments

Is your website ready for people with visual impairments? Have you ever tried to navigate your own site without a mouse? Just some of the questions I asked you in my article Accessibility matters. In Joost’s recent article on the Google Webmaster Guidelines update, he explains that these new guidelines also focus more on accessibility. …

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Accessibility matters

19 November 2015 by Michiel Heijmans - 7 Comments

Usability is important: for everyone. To make sure your site can be properly used by all your visitors (even if they’re (visually) impaired), you have to optimize your site’s accessibility. Every software developer should at least have some basic interest in this. Well-known WordPress accessibility expert Rian Rietveld has trained both our review and development team and although …

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Image SEO: alt tag and title tag optimization

20 October 2015 by Joost de Valk

Adding images to your articles encourages people to read them, and well-chosen images can also back up your message. But you should always remember to give your images good alt attributes: alt tags and title tags strengthen the message of your articles with search engine spiders and improve the accessibility of your website. This article …

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Headings and why you should use them

18 August 2015 by Michiel Heijmans - 33 Comments

Heading tags, as the name implies, are tags that are used for the creations of headings. The most important tag is the <h1> heading tag, and will usually be the title of a post. Heading tags have a top-down hierarchy from <h1> to <h6>. This post just had to be written. Somehow we often have …

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The heading structure for your blog

2 September 2010 by Joost de Valk - 45 Comments

The heading structure of your pages is one of the very important aspects of on-page SEO. It defines which parts of your content are important, and how they’re interconnected. Because they have different goals, a single post needs another heading structure than your blog’s homepage or your category archives. This post intends to give you …

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