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WordPress plugins and accessibility

6 April 2016 | 4 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

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 | 7 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

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 | 7 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

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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Multivariate testing: what it is and when to use it

5 August 2015 | 3 Comments | Thijs de Valk

We’ve written quite some posts on Conversion Rate Optimization and A/B testing on yoast.com in the last few years. However, we’ve never really touched the subject of multivariate testing. In this post I’ll explain what multivariate testing is, its pros and cons and when you should (and should not) be using it. What is multivariate testing? …

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Optimizing your mobile content

25 June 2015 | 13 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

Call it a hunch, but I probably don’t have to tell you that mobile traffic has quickly taken over desktop traffic. In this article, I’d like to talk about the practical side of optimizing your mobile content for devices with smaller screens, like mobile phones and e-readers, since this is an important part of mobile …

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