Author Archives: Jen Stoughton

Convert your web images to sRGB in Photoshop

Mike and I learned something new about Photoshop today – when saving your images in “Save for Web,” it’s best to select the “Convert to sRGB” checkbox: This will keep your images looking vibrant when displayed in all browsers.  If … Continue reading

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Linking Tips

1.  For email Links:  Always type “mailto:” in front of your email addresses.  The format should look like this: Get more info on email links 2.  If you are using a link list to link to pages or pdfs that … Continue reading

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Refresh Your Bricolage and Web-Writing Skills

Hi All! I’ve recently updated the two tutorial sites on Bricolage and web-writing. During this summer, you may want to go through them again to refresh your knowledge about: 1. How to use our Content Management System 2. How to … Continue reading

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Using Alternative Text to make your web site more accessible

Mike and I are trying to make our site more accessible to users with vision challenges. These users browse the web using a screen reader. A screen reader allows visually impaired users to access web sites by interpreting sites and … Continue reading

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Phone Number Format for Mobile Web Site Users

When adding phone numbers to your web site, make sure to use dashes.  This will make your web-site more mobile-app friendly: Droid devices will only recognize phone numbers if they are in this format: ###-###-#### This means no dots or … Continue reading

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