How Accessible Is Your Website? Here’s How You Can Find Out

Did you know that a routine boilerplate included in many grant agreements stipulates the receiving organization agrees that their website complies to accessibility standards? Granted, I have yet to see a funder yank a grant for failing to comply, but that doesn’t mean you should bury your head in the sand. Fortunately, we’re going to look at a couple of free tools you can use to help you meet and exceed recommended accessibility standards. What Are Web Accessibility Standards? If you aren’t already familiar with web accessibility standards, drop by the Web … Read more

Hidden Productivity Gems Adobe Fireworks Batch Image Processing

Hidden Productivity Gems: Adobe Fireworks Batch Image Processing

No doubt about it, Adobe Creative Cloud apps are all kinds of useful. Most arts managers tend to work with the Big 3: InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator but if you have access to the full suite or additional stand alone apps, one hidden gem waiting to be discovered is the batch processing tool inside Fireworks; even if you never use Fireworks for anything other than the batch processing tool, you’ll still boost your productivity by processing multiple images with nothing more than a few setup steps. A super-efficient use of batch processing … Read more

Stupid Google Trick: RGB to Hex

You probably know that Google search performs a number of functions natively, giving you information without requiring you to visit one of the search results that come up. For instance, you can enter in an equation such as 1716 + 216 into a Google search field, and you’ll get the answer above the search results, as well as an inline calculator for additional equations. Or as another example, you can type in “7 litres to gallons” for a quick conversion calculator. Recently they added a different kind of converter (h/t Engadget): color values. … Read more

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