Is It Time to Consider ClassicPress, Alternative to WordPress?

Screenshot of ClassicPress home page.

When WordPress 5.0 was released with the block editor in late 2018, the version was heralded as a better editing experience with a new interface for creating content.

While many users welcomed the change, the initial version was not without issues.

Usability and accessibility issues caused a lot of pain points for long time WordPress users, especially screen reader users.

Subsequent versions resolved many of the issues, and work is continuing with bug fixes and enhancements to improve usability and accessibility.

But for WordPress users who are frustrated with the block editor, there is an alternative: ClassicPress. Continue reading Is It Time to Consider ClassicPress, Alternative to WordPress?

Learn the Basics of Navigating with Android’s TalkBack Screen Reader [Video]

Rob Dodson explains how TalkBack mobile screen reader works

Web accessibility means anyone can access the content on your website, no matter what device or tool they use.

That could mean they use a mouse, keyboard, or trackpad on their computer, laptop, or digital device.

Or they may use assistive technology to navigate and consume content on your website or web application. Continue reading Learn the Basics of Navigating with Android’s TalkBack Screen Reader [Video]

Best Practices for Conducting an Accessibility Review

Joe Welinske standing at podium, in front of attendees seated in white chairs, projector screens on either side of the lectern

At the July 2017 joint meetup of the &UX Chicago and Chicago Digital Accessibility and Inclusive Design groups, Joe Welinske, accessibility specialist at Blink UX, presented a case study of their accessibility review of the new VeriCite product.

Welinske explained their review method, issues encountered during the review, and how they conveyed the results to their client. Continue reading Best Practices for Conducting an Accessibility Review