Category Archives: usability

Getting to know, and adding, JSON-LD to a WordPress site

JSON-LD (JavaScript Object Notation for Linking Data) is fairly new, not very complicated, but also not completely useful yet. It is yet another attempt to convert our rambling content into structured data (moving forward from Microformats, RDFa, etc.). Some day this may help your site’s SEO, and might even allow you or someone else to create data crawlers that can find and connect data across the web. Get to know JSON-LD and find out how to I added it to this WordPress site. Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading

How to provide accessibility for the abbr element on touch devices

The abbr element is extremely useful for usability and for accessibility. But natively the abbr element relies on a :hover state to reveal an abbreviation’s definition, and :hover states do not work well on touch devices. So I decided to try to find a way to make the abbr element more accessible on touch devices. This is that story… ;-) Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading