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Tips and Tools for Professional WordPress Website Development

We see more and more around us that internet agencies choose WordPress as the standard CMS to build websites. We also regularly encounter starting freelancers who focus fully on WordPress. In this article we have made an overview of the best tools, techniques and plugins for the development of WordPress websites that we have mastered over the years – and which we would have liked to receive on a serving tray when we were first started working with WordPress. Content WordPress development tools Standard plugins Development plugins Cheatsheets Teamwork Stay…

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Guidelines for editing In addition to technical adjustments, the WCAG 2.0 guidelines also contain a lot of instructions for content and therefore for the editors. Consider, for example, the way in which your pages are written (clear language), but also how you link in your texts to other pages (not 'click here', but a clear description). In addition, use the same menu layout and header on each page and avoid automatically playing content and animations. Also when embedding external content (movies, news feeds, etc.) you have to be careful that this content also complies with the guidelines. In addition, images must be provided with tags that describe the image. Fortunately, the Dutch Government has drawn up a simple explanation of the accessibility requirements for editors: it is highly recommended to go through it as a content employee! Accessibility declaration An important requirement for (semi-) government websites to comply with the new accessibility requirements is to publish an accessibility statement on your website. This is a separate page on your website where you explain that your website has been made accessible according to the guidelines and how you have achieved this. For the drafting of such a statement you can use the step-by-step plan of accessibility statement . Conclusion In this article we explained what WCAG 2.0 (or EN301549) entails and what the implications are. We also explained that the guidelines require action on both editorial and technical level. Do you need help to have your WordPress website meet the WCAG 2.0 standards? View our service for WCAG 2.0 implementation for WordPress . Wordpress 

Accessibility For WordPress websites

Websites of the (semi-) government published after September 23, 2018, must comply with the new guidelines for accessible websites. This also applies to WordPress websites. The guidelines are laid down in the standards EN301549 and WCAG 2.0. From September 23, 2020, this legal obligation applies even to all websites of the (semi-) government. In this article, we explain what you should look out for to make your WordPress website comply with these new accessibility guidelines. What exactly is EN301549 and WCAG 2.0 for WordPress? People with a disability are often…

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