Is your website screen-reader accessible?

  • On March 31, 2021
With tens of millions of visually impaired visitors on the web and the increased focus on equal access to online resources, it is essential to build websites that meet or exceed the WCAG (W3C’s Website Content Accessibility Guidelines). One important aspect of accessibility is having a website that ‘reads’ well when visited with a screen reader. […]

8 of our Favorite Browser Extensions for Website Management

  • On February 25, 2021
We couldn’t live without browser extensions. These glorious (and usually free) widgets are a godsend to anyone who does their work inside a browser. In this day and age, that’s just about everyone. Today we’re going to share some of our favorite extensions for website management and maintenance. Browser extensions span a wide-range of categories, […]

Five of Our Favorite Free Online Website Management Tools

  • On January 18, 2021
In this issue of Behind the Browser we’re highlighting five of the free website tools we use the most. This was not an easy list to curate! There are so many great tools for managing different aspects of websites that we literally have dozens that we access regularly from our browser’s bookmarks bar. We recommend […]

How to Make Your Website Look Sharp on Social Media

  • On December 8, 2020
When someone shares a page from your website to a social media channel, how does that shared post look? Does the post display the right image? Does it include an image at all? Does the post include a title, URL and description? How can you check a page to find out? In this edition of […]

Using the ARIA Tag

  • On October 28, 2020
What is an ARIA Tag and Do I Need to Use One? In this month’s Behind the Browser (issue #2) we’re continuing with our focus on website accessibility. Today we’ll take a quick look at ARIA, an important tool for making websites and online applications accessible to visually impaired users. Where will you come across […]

How to Check your Site’s Color Contrast

  • On September 29, 2020
Welcome to the inaugural edition of Behind the Browser! A short monthly email with easy-to-follow steps for improving your website. This month we’re looking at contrast, specifically the contrast and readability of the text on your site. If you’re maintaining a business website, chances are you have spent some time making sure that your site […]