LunchPress #9: Designing for Purpose, Audience and Accessibility

00:47: My background as a designer (now I teach it!)

02:00: Designing for accessibility and purpose

02:56: Visual Hierarchy – what is it and how to apply it to your site

9:41: Typography – how to make things easier to read, specific tips and rules

16:00: Color – using it effectively, how it can affect different kind of users (contrast checker:http://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/)

22:00: Hicks Law – “the time it takes to make a decision increases as the number of alternatives increases”

25:30: Learn CSS so you can make these changes yourself

 


LunchPress is a weekly Facebook Live broadcast all about WordPress. Each week, I cover a different topic and answer questions live in the comments, or those left after the session. At the end of every month, one lucky person who commented on the videos receives a free lunch on me! Be sure to tune in each week, and like/follow my Facebook page for updates.


About Alison

Alison is the one woman show behind Eraserheader Design. She has a passion for web design and the creative community. She writes about WordPress, taping into the magic of an online presence, and staying sane as a creative. She is owned by two small but mighty parrots.

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