Why you Shouldn’t Use Copy Protection to Keep your Content Safe

Mika Epstein has a post on why you shouldn't use copy protection to try to protect your content. This of course applies to websites. I think you should go read the post, but the short version is this: It doesn't work. If you look at the post, you'll see some very easy ways to get around said protection: Developer tools. These are the tools developers will need to bring up if we're going to help you fix problems with your site, especially when we're answering questions in the WordPress support ...
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Automated Web Accessibility Testing will Only Get You So Far

Nothing can replace the eyes of a skilled professional when it comes to web accessibility testing. This is because so much of determining a website's accessibility is subjective enough that an automated tool cannot help you when it comes to making definitive judgments about whether disabled people who visit your site and interact with it can actually use it. But before I tell you why automated web accessibility testing is bad in more detail, I want to tell you what it's good at, because despite ...
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What is the alt attribute and why should you use it?

One thing that often comes up when performing an accessibility audit of a website, is the lack of the alt attribute when it comes to images. Fortunately, this is something that can be easily fixed, and you can start adding it to your images right now and see an immediate improvement in the accessibility of your site. In this tutorial, I'm going to explain what the alt attribute is, how and why to use it, and how you can do so using WordPress. What is the alt attribute? The alt attribute is ...
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How to Customize the Credits that Appear at the Bottom of your Genesis Powered Site

If you're using the Genesis Framework and a and a child theme, you may have noticed that there are some credits appearing at the bottom of every page in the footer. You can change these credits so that they appear exactly how you want them to, with the links you want. In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how. This tutorial uses a customized version of the Centric Pro Theme, but this code snippet will work on any Genesis child theme. First, the original code Here is the original code with ...
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I Sell WordPress Products or Services. Can I use WordPress as part of my Domain Name?

The short answer to this question is no, and there are two reasons. It violates the WordPress trademark It confuses users The Trademark The WordPress Foundation, the organization tasked with protecting the WordPress trademark, has set very specific guidelines about when and where the WordPress trademark can be used. Using WordPress as part of a top-level domain, (for example, WordPressisawesome.com or anything that is not WordPress.example.com), is strictly prohibited. Strictly ...
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