Rather than creating separate fields in our CMSs for titles and link text that reference the same destination content, we make the title the link. It’s easier to write, easier to scan, and better for screen readers. A win-win-win!
Though a common interaction on the web, infinite scroll causes problems for accessibility, usability, and performance. The cost to work around them is usually not worth the tradeoffs, and in the end, it can have a negative impact on the user experience.
We as practitioners must take steps to establish the web as a specialty tool that requires specialty skills, not a publishing platform free-for-all.
A study of how web teams from all types of colleges and universities are getting things done. Part 1 of 2 focuses on organizational structure and CMS tools.
Ever been in a workshop you knew was doomed 5 minutes in? It’s not that people don’t want to do the right thing. Nor is it that we don’t want to cooperate. Why is it so hard to lead a group to agree on a problem, visualize a solution, and move toward a goal? Advanced Cat Herding, available as a workshop and eBook, is a collection of our best tips for facilitating workshops and leading a group to create great things together.