Resources for building accessible websites using WP

The resources below accompany the talk on accessible website design, from both user and developer perspectives, given by Zuzana Kunckova and Elisabeth Klaar at the March 2018 meeting of Cambridge WordPress Meetup. Reasons for making your site accessible to everyone Disability affects 1 in 5 of the UK population – that’s 12.9 million people who… Continue reading Resources for building accessible websites using WP

Creating awesome images for your business presentation

Here are the slides from the “Creating awesome images for your business” presentation by Jemima Willcox. Jemima talked about creating images for use on your website and for social media. She also discussed how to find royalty-free images, using pictures of people correctly, sizing images and more. Check out the slides below:

Useful WordPress Courses

Here are some useful WordPress courses. Do you have any others you’d like to add? Let us know! General WP Courses WPShout – described as “In-Depth WordPress Tutorials for Developers” Free Code Camp (free, natch) – Very accessible and of course free, so if you don’t get on with it you don’t lose anything. I don’t think… Continue reading Useful WordPress Courses

Graphic Design: Tips for non-designers

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Graphic design Ann-Marie Miller (of www.carbonorange.com) gave us her graphic design tips. You can see here slides here: Ann-Marie wrote a blog post giving some insight into the experience of giving a talk to the meet up here: http://www.carbonorange.com/taking-a-leap    

Graphic Design Goldfish Bowl

In a change to the planned presentation, we ran a “goldfish bowl” group discussion around graphic design – so no slides to share! Thanks to everyone who contributed and we’ll be running more goldfish bowls later in the year.

Communicate memorable information

Julia Wix spoke around communicating memorable information, including lively discussions around selecting the right imagery and how this reflects your brand and product. Details can be found here: https://www.meetup.com/wordpress-cambridge/events/233979836/

Web Typography

Web Typography: A brief guide to type on the web This is a presentation I did for the Cambridge WordPress meetup. It is quite an indepth look at typography on the web. I hope it is useful for developers and designers alike