What is accessibility and why is it important for my WordPress website? Accessibility is about making your website usable for as many people as possible – no matter who they are or what their background is. In particular, an accessible website should cater to users with disabilities, including people with visual, hearing and motor impairments. Accessibility Accessibility basics for my WordPress website: what is it and why is it important?[Read More]
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Your brand is everything your customers recognise and relate to when they think of your business. If you’re thinking about rebranding, it’s important to consider the affect this will have on your social media. That’s because your social media channels contribute significantly to your customers’ perception of your business and brand. Here we’ll cover some reasons Rebranding on social media: what to watch out for[Read More]
Any good web developer will insist on understanding as much as possible about how your business works, before progressing to the website design and build stages. This includes learning about your business processes, customers and competitors. Allowing time for this project discovery phase ensures your website is properly scoped. With an accurate scope, your developer won’t Why does my web developer ask lots of questions?[Read More]
Accidental Organiser? I gave a talk at WordCamp London 2015, and at the end of last year I was contemplating whether to submit a talk for the 2016 event. The dates were announced and I was gutted to find out that it clashed with fieldwork my husband was already committed to. With two children, with additional needs, and WordCamp London – An Accidental Organiser’s Tale[Read More]
This is a guest post by Todd Jones, a freelancer writer specialising in WordPress and business. He sent me three emails after we connected on Linkedin. I didn’t know the guy and I didn’t know anyone who did. Connecting on Linkedin is a good thing and can be something that really helps businesses, but this guy was Build trust before asking for the sale[Read More]
Using headings (aka titles and sub-titles) in a WordPress page or blog post is simply a matter of highlighting text and choosing a heading type from the dropdown options in the visual editor. But choosing heading content and deciding which heading type to use can be trickier. Headings should be used to make your content Using headings in WordPress websites: what, why and how?[Read More]
Featured images have an important role in your website’s design. With the right image you can grab the attention of your target audience, convey a message and sell your products/services. And depending on your theme, images can show in different places on your website and in a variety of sizes. Thankfully, WordPress makes it easy Featured images: their many uses in WordPress websites[Read More]
2015 has been a year of growth at Callia Web – from essentially just me, Jo Waltham, to small WordPress agency with an office in Marlborough, Wiltshire. This process started in February when Ben Furfie joined Callia Web as a regular contractor. Ben worked on projects such as Priors Flour, House of Elliot, Jackie Dyble, and Lurcher SOS. Sadly, A year of growth[Read More]
Choosing the best images for your website isn’t just about sourcing ones that look good. We also need to think about how they’ll fit with your website design. This means thinking about your image size and and aspect ratio. In this post we’ll explore: What image size and aspect ratio are Why image size and Importance of image size and aspect ratio in web design[Read More]