How to write effective alt text and image file names

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How to write effective alt text and image file names

What is alt text? Alt text is the information used to describe an image. Sometimes, you might hear alt text referred to as an alt tag, alt description, or alt attribute, but they’re…

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Accessible web design for everybody

Who should web design be accessible for? Ideally, websites should be made in a way that suits all users’ needs. Websites can’t be 100 percent accessible. There are so…

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What you need to know about semantic HTML

Semantic, according to its dictionary definition, means having the correct meaning. Semantic HTML is HTML (a type of programming language) which contains meaning. Using HTML tags can…

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How to archive emails from your server

What to do when your Gmail free storage email runs out Your emails aren’t meant to stay in your inbox forever. Keeping all of your emails in your inbox can make it harder for…

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What is the difference between ethical and unethical web design?

What are design ethics and why are they important? Design ethics refer to the moral and ethical practices involved in designing websites. If you’ve read our recent blog…

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What are dark patterns in web design?

Why are dark patterns used? A dark pattern design is a type of user interface created with the sole intention of tricking website visitors. If you remember pop-ups in the early days…

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How did JavaScript become the web’s most popular programming language?

JavaScript will turn 25 in May 2020 and is one of the most popular and enduring languages today. It was written in just 10 days in 1995 by Brendan Eich of Netscape Communications. Used…

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What is Two-Factor Authentication and How Does it Protect My Information?

What does two-factor authentication do? Even if you’re not really sure what two-factor authentication is, you’ve probably used it before. It’s becoming a popular…

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My website got hacked. Now what?

How to know if your website has been hacked If your website is hacked, you might have received a notification that your site has been hacked or is compromised. If you received…