Underrepresented in Tech is a new site to help connect diverse candidates with speaking and job opportunities. The site was created by Allie Nimmons and Michelle Frechette and is sponsored by several WordPress businesses, but the opportunities listed are not just exclusive to WordPress. In this episode of the Torque News Drop, we talked with Nimmons and Frechette about underrepresentedintech.com and the site’s plans for 2021.
This is the third in a series I’m writing on accessible web experiences. In the first article, “The ADA and Universal Design: Why Do We Develop Accessible Web Experiences?” I discussed the “why” of accessible digital design. In “The ADA and Universal Design: Building a Better Blueprint,” I discussed how to create personas, user journeys, sitemaps, and wireframes consistent with the principles of universal design. In this article, I’ll discuss techniques for making web experiences accessible for screen readers and other assistive devices. Imagine this experience: You go to a website to search for critical information you need to do […]
Once you’ve put in the hard work of building a website and managed to generate a substantial volume of traffic to it, displaying ads is an excellent way to bring in consistent revenue. However, it can be confusing to figure out the best way to include ads in WordPress. Luckily, there are multiple ways to do so – some trickier than others – that will put you on track. Google AdSense is likely the most recognizable website monetization platform, but there are several ad manager plugins that take care of the process from end to end, as well as the […]
Another year ending (and what a year it was), another new WordPress default theme coming to greet us. And you know that that means: It’s time for an in-depth Twenty Twenty-One theme review. It was released with the most recent update, 5.6, and can be downloaded today. Ready to take a peek under the hood? Then let’s do this! Twenty Twenty-One: An Overview Alright, let’s start this review with a bird’s eye view on what the new Twenty Twenty-One is about. Minimalist Design The look and feel of Twenty Twenty-One is quite minimalist in nature. It comes with a single-column […]
Welcome to Press This, the WordPress community podcast from WMR. Here host David Vogelpohl sits down with guests from around the community to talk about the biggest issues facing WordPress developers. The following is a transcription of the original recording. David Vogelpohl: Hello everyone and welcome to Press This the WordPress community podcasts on WMR. This is your host, David Vogel Paul, I support the WordPress community through my role at WP Engine, and I love to bring the best of the community to you hear every week on press this as a reminder, you can find me on Twitter […]