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Stephanie (Walker) Sedgwick is a freelance web and graphic designer specializing in nonprofit and small business websites. She is also co-owner of SAGE Energy, installers of grid-tied and off-grid renewable energy projects.

The art of self-employment during a global pandemic

The Art of Self-Employment During a Global Pandemic Six tips to help entrepreneurs from an experienced work-from-home mum. Quick links to help you jump around this article: TIP 1: Routines for You & for Kids. Printable Planners & Schedules. TIP 2: Boundaries: Work, Time, & Space. TIP 3: Ergonomics. TIP 4: Let in Light. TIP …

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Screen Readers: Website design for non-visual users

Designing for website accessibility for users with little to no vision, and using Screen Readers As a user who doesn’t experience any real vision or textile considerations, I find discussions about accessibility within the internet space fascinating. A few months ago I attended a webinar presented by a near-blind web developer. She offered a chance …

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Building a Subscription WordPress Website

Or Why Not to Use a Countdown Timer One of my more challenging recent projects involved setting up a website that included a members-only area. Now, normally building a subscription WordPress website is not such a complicated thing of itself. But there’s nothing like compounding the pressure by using a live count-down timer for the …

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What is the New WordPress Block Editor: A WordPress Gutenberg Guide

If you manage a WordPress website, you probably noticed the warnings and additional editor plugins that were being promoted over the last year. For a while, there was a Gutenberg editor plugin that would help you to “test” your website. But as of December 6, 2018, WordPress 5.0 and later will use Gutenberg as the …

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