Thanks for joining us last weekend. Below are the slides for my accessibility talk at WordCamp Baltimore. Please don’t hesitate to give them a share.👍
Almost one out of three websites uses the WordPress open source platform. Yet it is easy to get confused by the existence of both WordPress.com and WordPress.org versions. Is this a butter and margarine type of choice, or are there more profound differences? It is important to know which of these platforms it makes the most sense to choose. Below we compare wordpress.com to wordpress.org
What is the difference; wordpress.com vs. wordpress.org?
Whether your website is educational, nonprofit or commercial, you hope to draw a broad audience. No doubt you invest in SEO and keep an eye on the search result ratings to see how well the site performs. Yet there is another very important issue you must not neglect — making web content accessible to all. It requires much more thought about site organization, fonts, and the use of audio and visual aids. You also need to make content easy to access from mobile media as well as desktop computers.
There are few worse faux-pas than having your online identity stolen. According to the Javelin Strategy & Research study, in 2016 there was over 15.4 million Americans who had their identity stolen. It is estimated that nearly half of Americans will have their computer compromised or have been completely hacked every year. You've probably received the "emergency I'm in a foreign country and been robbed" emails pop up in your inbox, or maybe you've been a victim of ransomware such as WannaCry. Today, more than ever, it's important to be aware of your internet security and take steps to protect yourself.
Keep yourself digitally secure with the 10 actionable ideas.
How can you tell that your ready for advanced analytics?
The bosses thought that website traffic analysis was only for the geeks. After intense efforts you convince them that this data helps ensure online success. Now, at last, you have added Google Analytics to your website pages and it is up and running. The higher ups have come to appreciate the value of analytics data. They learn where the visitors come from, how long they stay and other useful information. This knowledge reveals ways in which you can make the site more appealing. But getting more advanced analytics can also help measure how improvements boost visitors and cut bounce rates.