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Web Accessibility Challenges

By Toby Cryns / February 6, 2024 / Comments Off on Web Accessibility Challenges

Building accessible websites is challenging work. It requires thoughtful approaches by developers and the business leaders who commission the work. The false belief in quick-fix software solutions highlights a misunderstanding of the nuanced work required to achieve truly accessible websites. Drawing upon the insights of Gerson Lacdao, a web accessibility consultant with rich experience in… Continue Reading Web Accessibility Challenges

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Why is Web Accessibility Important?

By Toby Cryns / January 29, 2024 / Comments Off on Why is Web Accessibility Important?

Joe Dolson is a web accessibility consultant and advocate. In this article, Joe shares the joys and frustrations of working as a web accessibility consultant, the challenges of making WordPress core more accessible, the changing landscape of the web accessibility community, 3 simple things you can focus on today to make your website more accessible, simple things Google could do to change the entire landscape of web accessibility, how you can get started working in the website accessibility field, the 1 web accessibility issue Joe would solve if he had a magic wand. Continue Reading Why is Web Accessibility Important?

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How to Regenerate WordPress Thumbnails on Amazon S3

By Toby Cryns / January 17, 2024 / Comments Off on How to Regenerate WordPress Thumbnails on Amazon S3

You landed here hoping for a solution to regenerate your WordPress thumbnails that are stored on Amazon S3. Maybe you used WP Offload Media Lite, Human Made’s S3 plugin, MediaCloud, or some other S3 offloading plugin. Well, let me save you the hours and headaches: You cannot regenerate WP thumbnails that are stored on S3.… Continue Reading How to Regenerate WordPress Thumbnails on Amazon S3

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How to install a Cloudflare SSL certificate on Siteground

By Toby Cryns / April 12, 2023 / Comments Off on How to install a Cloudflare SSL certificate on Siteground

Hey there! In this video, I’ll show you how to install a Cloudflare SSL certificate on your SiteGround website. I’ve noticed that Let’s Encrypt sometimes doesn’t renew properly due to conflicts with Cloudflare, so this is a great solution. We’ll use TCwebsecurity.com as the guinea pig. I’ll walk you through the process step-by-step. Once we… Continue Reading How to install a Cloudflare SSL certificate on Siteground

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How to solve Local WP’s “Error in query (1153): Got a packet bigger than ‘max_allowed_packet’ bytes”

By Toby Cryns / September 7, 2022 / Comments Off on How to solve Local WP’s “Error in query (1153): Got a packet bigger than ‘max_allowed_packet’ bytes”

I was trying to import a 115MB database via Local WP’s Adminer tool, and I kept getting the following error: After a lot of trial and error, the solution was to: Update the “max_allowed_packet” variable in Local Sites->[site name]->conf->mysql->my.cnf.hbs to max_allowed_packet = 1000M Add/update the “max_allowed_packet” variable in Local Sites->[site name]->conf->php->php.ini.hbs to max_allowed_packet = 1000M… Continue Reading How to solve Local WP’s “Error in query (1153): Got a packet bigger than ‘max_allowed_packet’ bytes”

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