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5 cookie consent plug-ins for WordPress

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A review of the accessibility and usability of some of the WordPress plug-ins that allow sites to gain consent for the use of cookies, in accordance with EU directives. Continue reading

Leith Social Media Surgery – a retrospective

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Last night I finally managed to get along to one of the Edinbuzz Social Media Surgeries, this time at Leith’s McDonald Road Library. The event was buzzing, with around 8 … Continue reading

Back in business

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Some of you may have noticed that my blog and portfolio sites were down yesterday following an attack by hackers. I was delighted to find out today that the attack … Continue reading

My WordPress plugins

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Inspired by Jack Pickard’s own list, here’s a list of the WordPress plugins I currently use.

Making WP’s Read More quicktag accessible

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I only just discovered that WordPress has a built-in quicktag for identifying excerpts of posts, to be displayed on the homepage (rather than showing the entire post). For many of … Continue reading

I’m migrating (to WordPress)

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I’ve arranged the hosting, got my hands on WordPress v2.7, read up on the various pitfalls of migrating blogs, and am now working on the initial designs which will eventually … Continue reading

WordPress and accessibility

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I’ll shortly be publishing an article on blogs in the public sector (edit: now available), but for now here’s a link to an interesting article on WordPress and accessibility. As … Continue reading

Scotweb2 Unconference summary

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I’ll soon be writing more specifically about some of the topics discussed at last Friday’s Scotweb2 Unconference, but wanted to start with a brief summary of the day and some … Continue reading

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