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Quick summary ↬ In this episode, we ask if Sass is still relevant in 2022 and if it adds any value modern CSS workflows. Vitaly talks to expert Stephanie Eckles to find out.In this episode, we ask if Sass is still relevant in 2022 and if it adds any value modern CSS workflows. Vitaly talks to expert Stephanie Eckles to find out.Show NotesWeekly UpdateTranscript Vitaly Friedman: She’s a software engineer focused on front-end and she creates…

Quick summary ↬ Overcorrecting for one form of disability may unintentionally negatively impact the experience for other forms of disability. For example, partially visually hidden link names may work great for people who use screen readers, but this approach can be problematic for people who rely on voice control software. Because of this, your designs need to be flexible and adaptable, as well as accommodate the many different ways people can interact with them.Digital accessibility tends…

Quick summary ↬ All the data in the world won’t do anyone any good if we can’t make sense of it. Or better yet, make it sing. Here are some stunning examples of data visualization in the wild, and some pointers on how to start making your own.They say we are entering the Data Age. There’s certainly enough of the stuff about. Between analytics, public records, and the slow yet steady growth of the Semantic…

Quick summary ↬ In this article, we’ll see how to make our sites friendly for Windows High Contrast Mode. We’ll check a good set of practices we can use for that purpose, and we’ll see the use of the media query forced-colors and its toolset to tweak our website as needed.When we talk about accessibility, we tend to talk about many things — such as dark mode, keyboard navigation, prefers-reduced-motion, and screen readers — but there…

Quick summary ↬ Do you need search for your site, but haven’t found the time to add it? Within 15 minutes, Leonardo Losoviz explains how you can add a super powerful search that also looks super good. In this article, you’ll learn how to go from 0 to 100 with search.My site has been created using a static site generator and deployed to a CDN, so I’m super happy with how fast it is. But…

Quick summary ↬ In this episode of the Smashing Podcast, we ask why accessibility really matters and why it is so important to get it right. Smashing’s Vitaly Friedman talks in-depth to Sara Soueidan to find out.In this episode of the Smashing Podcast, we ask why accessibility really matters and why it is so important to get it right. Smashing’s Vitaly Friedman talks in-depth to Sara Soueidan to find out.Show NotesWeekly UpdateTranscript Vitaly: She’s an independent…

30-second summary: Exact-match keywords are useful for researching patterns and trends but not so much for optimization purposes When optimizing for keywords, optimize for intent and solve problems, don’t just match your page to the keyword Brand-driven keywords should be your top priority because you cannot control SERPs but you can rank assets that will drive people back to your site Instead of focusing on keyword strings, research your niche entities and find the ways…

30-second summary: Exact-match keywords are useful for researching patterns and trends but not so much for optimization purposes When optimizing for keywords, optimize for intent and solve problems, don’t just match your page to the keyword Brand-driven keywords should be your top priority because you cannot control SERPs but you can rank assets that will drive people back to your site Instead of focusing on keyword strings, research your niche entities and find the ways…

The development of Google into a semantic search engine and the increasing influence of E-A-T on rankings go hand in hand. There is a common thread of innovation and updates that Google has been following for the past 12-plus years. Here’s a timeline of key events: The organization of data and information around entities makes it possible for Google to rank entities of the entity type Person such as authors and organizations (publishers and companies)…

Dive Brief: To prevent retailers from losing sales stemming from poor search results, Google introduced a Retail Search tool to provide customers with more precise search results when shopping online, Srikanth Belwadi, group product manager of Google Cloud, said in a blog post on Wednesday. According to the announcement, the tool is equipped with advanced query understanding to give shoppers better search results and semantic search to match product traits with website content for discovery.…