• Accessibility

    Let’s Talk Accessibility

    This past weekend (July 13, 2019) I spoke at WordCamp Ottawa about Accessibility and WordPress. I had some epic nerves, in part due to some personal issues. But it was nice to see such a full room! Now, I promised that I’d talk about it more here. You can find my slides on SlideShare. WordPress & Accessibility from Amy Young One of the big things I talked about is the WCAG guidelines. The W3.org site has the official word on it. The WordPress Codex also talks about it. Unfortunately, they’re extremely technical, and as I had said, the Codex outlines child themes and how to do them, but it’s so…

  • Hello Summer

    Hello Summer!

    The hot weather is back, and so are the bugs from hell. That means it is time to say “Hello Summer!” Summer never has been one of my favourite seasons. I am, despite my Indigenous heritage, pale as hell. I mean pale to the point of being reflective. So I burn, I don’t tan. I also hate the hell out of the bugs in this season. Because those assholes called wasps? Yeah. They’re everywhere. And no amount of medication for anxiety is going to make me like them. Despite living in Canada, where I am gets muggy and breathing becomes hard. But I live here because if I moved to…