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How to Make Your Website More Accessible (and 10 WordPress Sites That Are Leading the Way)

When launching a new website, you’ll likely think about a number of different things when putting it together. But if you’re like many, accessibility isn’t at the top of that list. What is accessibility? According to W3C , web accessibility refers to how easily those with disabilities can use the Internet. Or, to be more specific, it means, “…people with ...

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And the 2015 WPMU DEV Blog Survey Giveaway Winner Is…

If you won a lifetime WPMU DEV membership, what would you do with it? Terry Lyle is planning to learn how to code and develop websites using Upfront after winning our 2015 Blog Survey giveaway. Terry has won a lifetime WPMU DEV membership! Terry, from New York state, has won lifetime access to our huge catalogue of themes, plugins and ...

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Using Snapchat with WordPress to Reach Younger Audiences

Social media marketing can sometimes feel like you’re being pulled in a million directions at once. Even so, being everywhere has its benefits and Snapchat definitely qualifies as a part of “everywhere.” According to Snapchat, in May 2014 the app’s users were sending 700 million photos and videos per day. The point-and-shoot blink-and-you’ll-miss-it social network has serious appeal for socially ...

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Creating a Mobile-Optimized Website With WordPress

It was Christmas 2009 and I had a new toy: an iPhone 3. Like millions of people that Christmas, I spent every spare minute downloading apps, playing games, taking photos and marveling at the brave new world of smartphones and apps. Back then (nearly six years ago – time flies!) no-one had heard of responsive web design and Apple were ...

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9 Best Pricing Table Plugins for WordPress

Pricing tables play an important role in helping your visitors quickly visualize and compare the different features your pricing plans offer. The problem is, they can be a challenge from both a design and usability standpoint – they must be simple, but at the same time clearly differentiate between features and prices of different products and services. If users can’t ...

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Embedding and Using Icon Fonts With WordPress

Images are great and all, but they offer up challenges for websites: they require extra HTTP requests, they add file weight, and they don’t scale well. Icon fonts, on the other hand, need just one HTTP request for any size set of icons, look great on any display or resolution, and you can scale the c!@# out of them. A ...

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Using Sketch to Design Beautiful Responsive WordPress Websites

Back in 2008, little-known development company Bohemian Coding formed and created Sketch . The app was lost in the general commotion of the Internet for a long while, but recently it has taken off – and rightfully so. Sketch 3 is now not only a viable alternative to Photoshop and Illustrator but surpasses it in so many ways, especially if your ...

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