During the life of a website, it is common for the page structure to change. Sometimes a page gets moved to a new location; sometimes it gets removed altogether. In any case, it's worth considering how to respond to traffic to pages that no longer exist where they once did. Is it suitable to redirect users somewhere else? Or is allowing them to experience a "broken" link more appropriate?…
A blockquote is used in online writing to differentiate a section of quoted text from the text around it. When used correctly, it can enhance text content on the web, but too often blockquotes are applied incorrectly, perhaps in place of another familiar text treatment, the pull quote.
Keeping an eye on what is best for the user enables you to better decide when it’s appropriate to keep with the conventions of the day, and when it’s safe to be creative and go a different route.
If you care about accessibility, there are a number of tools and services you can use to test your website for potential accessibility issues. Here are two easy-to-use bookmarklets to consider.
Using HTTPS means sensitive data will be protected when traveling over the network. But that's only the beginning of the benefits it provides.
Progressive enhancement focuses on first making sure our sites are accessible and functional for all our visitors.
It’s as important as ever to ensure the mobile-friendliness of your site.