Should Links Open In Same Or New Windows/Tabs?

Should Links Open In Same Or New Windows/Tabs?

When it comes to whether or not links should open in the same or new windows/tabs, the answer for most arts organizations is straightforward: links should open in the same window/tab.  Before diving into why this is the case and how to determine when they should open in new windows/tabs, we’re going to approach this from a contemporary web environment and take a few things for granted: It’s rare for web users to have multiple browser windows open. As such, we’re going to simply use the term “tab” to encompass both window … Read more

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

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