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Recent User eXperience (UX) articles


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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accessibility responsibility



Basic SEO training: product page optimization

22 February 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt - 3 Comments

If you’re the owner of an online shop, you’d like your visitors to click that ‘Buy’ button on your product page. In our Basic SEO training we teach you how to optimize the usability and conversion of your product pages. In this Basic SEO training video fragment Thijs shows an example of a good product page and explains what’s so great about …

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product page SEO and UX - beware of the panda and penguin

How to optimize your restaurant website

9 February 2016 by Michiel Heijmans - 8 Comments

If you have a restaurant and a restaurant website to go with it, you might want to read this article. We have covered a lot of topics on this website already but have decided to focus a bit more on specific types of websites in a number of posts to come. This one will be about what …

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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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Easy-to-use accessibility tools

Button UX design

16 December 2015 by Michiel Heijmans

I think half of the buttons that are used these days as the main call-to-action on a web page don’t invite me to click. You could and should test button design. But with all due respect, sometimes you don’t have to test to figure out what the best practice is. Button design has changed a …

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button UX design - creating awesome buttons

Basic SEO training: Mobile-Friendly Test

16 December 2015 by Marieke van de Rakt - 3 Comments

Your website needs to be mobile-friendly nowadays. For your users and Google. Since Mobilegeddon, it’s just a basic requirement to have a website that works well on mobile. Not sure how mobile-friendly your website is and how to improve your mobile SEO? Google provides a test to check your website: the Mobile-Friendly Test. It runs a check …

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SEO basics - how to improve your mobile site

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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Accessibility matters