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A Beginner’s Guide to ADA Website Compliance

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Website accessibility means that websites are made in a way that provides reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. For a long time website accessibility has been an important part of the web design process for large organizations. Think large corporations, government services or publicly funded institutions—all these sites have legally been required to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Don’t think that this doesn’t apply to you. High profile ADA compliance lawsuits are making it clear that pretty soon all websites will be required to meet ADA compliance. If Beyonce can get sued about ADA compliance issues on…
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Landing Pages Will Make You More Successful

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Have you heard of landing pages? They’re quite different than traditional pages on your website, and serve different purposes. A landing page is a page on your website specifically created for a digital marketing or advertising campaign. Users typically discover landing pages through online ads or links within emails. Landing pages are specific type of web pages that discourage exploration and instead promote a single goal, known as a call to action (CTA). In this blog post we’ll explore the key differences between regular web pages and landing pages, what makes landing pages effective, why landing pages are important for…
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Working from Home

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Who would have thought this would become the norm?  With the looming COVID-19 threat and a change in how we live our everyday lives, I wanted to provide a few insights as to how to most effectively and efficiently work from home. Working from Home Rocks Here are some benefits of working from home: You have an excuse NOT to do chores—because you're working :) Why would you even have to get out of your pajamas? Bras?  Forget it. Your pets will LOVE it! Saves gas in your car and the environment. You'll be able to create that zen space…
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The Importance of Designing Your Website with a Team

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It can be overwhelming to choose who to work with when designing a website. Web designers, web developers, UX designers, and more—they are all vying for your attention, and money. The truth is building a website isn’t easy. It involves a lot of effort, detail, and skill to get it right from the start, meaning that its imperative that you do your due diligence when choosing which designer to work with for the job. At Simply Styled Sites, we think it is of key importance to work with a designer who doesn’t claim to know everything. Instead, it is more…
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4 Reasons Why You Should Use The Salient Theme

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The Salient theme is one of the most popular WordPress templates available on ThemeForest. It is a highly customizable theme that you can use in a variety of different ways. Salient has a ton of robust built-in features such as page animations, sliders and custom post types. These features allow developers to build websites for a variety of different clients without jumping back and forth between different themes. Throughout the rest of this post, we will discuss 4 reasons why you should be using Salient for your WordPress website if you aren’t already. If you’re building a WordPress site, you’ve…
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