The Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) was signed into law in 1990. Websites that are not accessible to the blind or visually impaired are in violation of Title III of the ADA, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in “places of public accommodation.” 42 U.S.C. § 12182(a).
Your website needs to be easy to read and understand across devices for all people. I think this is a great idea regardless of the law!
Sometimes it seems like every time you want to do anything online you need to enter a username and password. Keeping track of your usernames (ideally not your real name) usually isn’t too hard, but passwords are another story.
Website Content Matters
Keeping your website up and running is a huge step, but what your website says is just as important as how it looks. Keeping people on your website and driving conversions with effective, engaging and SEO-maximized content is just one reason your website content matters.
Curious about the other reasons? I’ve got an exciting guest blog from my friend and colleague to share that will dive into exactly that.
Crawl errors can have a major impact on how your website does in online search results. If they’re not addressed then people may not be able find your website! Or, if users do make it to your website they may not be able to use it properly. This is why it’s so important to have, and monitor, a Google Search Console account for your website.
What would you do if you went to your website on Monday morning to find that it had been down all weekend? Even worse, so is your email! When you contact your website host they tell you everything is correct on their end. Meanwhile your clients and colleagues are seeing error messages when they try to contact you. Continue Reading
WordPress 5.0.2 to be exact :)
Many sites will of updated to this latest version automatically. Your plugins, themes and other software probably didn’t though. In order to maintain a website’s functionality and security it’s important to always keep your software up to date.
Having a hacked website is not something you want to experience. Website backups are crucial for recovering your website from a security incident. They’re not a replacement for having a website security plan, but backups allow you to quickly recover your website and get back to business.
A good backup solution includes the following:
WordPress 5.0 will be here in just a few weeks. It will be one of the biggest updates to the platform ever made and could fundamentally change how your website works.
WooCommerce 3.5 is already here and comes with its own major updates. One of the biggest updates is its compatibility with WordPress 5.0.