Video: GutenReady for the Gutenpocalypse

When Matt Mullenweg announced in December 2017 that Gutenberg and WordPress 5.0 would be ready in just a few short months, we sat up and took notice. Knowing the landscape of our institution – and higher ed’s proclivity for denying change – we started making plans. From the beginning we were thinking about the full […]

Video: Create accessible navigation from scratch with WordPress

No matter how users get to your sites, they deserve an inclusive, accessible experience. A main navigation component built with accessibility in mind goes a long way towards this goal. Fortunately, WordPress leaves the implementation of accessibility best practices up to theme and plugin developers. This means that by carefully thinking about how to build […]

Video: Access granted: Working with an accessibility mindset

Accessibility can be difficult to approach as an an organization. It is a complicated topic, and it is difficult to know where to begin, and it is hard to know when you’ve sufficiently met the requirements. But accessibility complaints are prevalent, and educational institutions need to build online experiences that don’t leave students behind to […]

Video: Accessibility and life beyond the ALT tag

When we talk about design and the web, for some reason we don’t believe we can have our beautiful cake and access it too. Sometimes, the idea of accessibility seems like a bucket of water on a campfire—not the kind of sizzle we are want for our website. And yet I tell you, there’s hope. […]

Video: Death of the Media Query

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus Online website at https://online.wpcampus.org/schedule/death-of-the-media-query/. Session Description: We’ve all been there. Your site looks beautiful on mobile, tablet, and desktop but 768 pixels to 900 pixels is a disaster. Creating a truly responsive website experience goes beyond using bootstrap. Front End Developers consistently find themselves creating […]

Video: Case studies in implementing accessibility for difficult content

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus Online website at https://online.wpcampus.org/schedule/implementing-accessibility-for-difficult-content/. Session Description: Everyone knows accessibility is important now. (You didn’t know? DEFINITELY you need to be at this session.) The low-level stuff is pretty easy — make sure your images have alt tags, replace your Flash videos with HTML5 equivalents with […]

Video: Incorporating the aXe Accessibility Testing Engine Plugin in WordPress

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus Online website at https://online.wpcampus.org/schedule/incorporating-the-axe-accessibility-testing-engine-plugin-in-wordpress/. Session Description: NC State has recently built a WordPress plugin using the aXe Accessibility Testing Engine by Deque Systems. We are finishing up our pilot of this within our own Office of Information Technology group and are gearing up to launch […]

Video: Learn to Love Documentation

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus 2016 website at https://2016.wpcampus.org/schedule/learn-love-documentation/. Session Description: You don’t know it yet, but documentation is pretty amazing. Channel your inner educator and get inspired! We’ll talk about the different ways developers and end users try to solve problems, where they look to find information and how […]

Video: JavaScript Applications Powered by WordPress and AngularJS

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus 2017 website at https://2016.wpcampus.org/schedule/javascript-applications/. Session Description: JavaScript is a powerful language that you can use to do simple UI things like animation to building complex multi view single page applications. I want to focus on a small piece of functionality that you may need built. […]

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