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The WCC Post – Oct 11

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The WCC Post for Oct 11 is packed with the following goodies: Women of Color in Tech, Halloween Costumes for Designers, WordPress Desktop App, and Simple CSS Media Queries Read it here…...

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The WCC Post – Sep 21

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The WCC Post for Oct 11 is packed with the following goodies: A startup business checklist, News about variable fonts, Ahandy accessibility plugin, And a tool for calculating hour rates. Read it here…...

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We’re back! Version 2.0 of our site has launched

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We’re excited to announce that after a busy summer hiatus, we have just relaunched our online courses with revamped curriculum and a new, optimized course experience. We’ve also relaunched under a new domain: https://thewcc.com To kick the tires on the new system, we’re offering free beta enrollments in one of...

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How to “View Source” in Chrome, Firefox, and Safari

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Every browser has a feature called “View Source” that allows you to peruse the underlying front-end code of a website. Whether you’re curious about how the DOM is structured, or geeking out over some really cool CSS, you can learn a lot from making use of this handy tool....

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Writing for the Web – w/ Alyce Currier of Wistia

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This past Wednesday, we gathered at Wistia headquarters to hear their content strategist, Alyce Currier talk about writing for the web. For those who couldn’t join us in person, here’s Alyce’s talk in full: (missing video) Also, check out Alyce’s slides on writing for the web, which include lots of...

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Code Editors 101 with Sublime Text

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In the following post we’re going to dig into the essentials of working with a code editor. We’ll be using this post as a reference source for anyone jumping into one of our courses who many not already be familiar with code editors. Building websites requires working with lots of...

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Web Start Women and Codagogy Merge

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You may have noticed that we’ve made a few changes around here. We were busy this weekend, working on the technical aspects of synthesizing Web Start Women and Codagogy into the Women’s Coding Collective. If you missed our announcement leading up to the it, here’s the rundown: In the past...

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5 Minute WordPress Checkup

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Forbes just ran an article about a storm of hackers that are coming at us via WordPress. Estimates say 1 in 6 sites on the Internet are powered by WordPress, so that makes it a valuable target by hackers. The so-called “botnet” storm involves hacking into WordPress sites and then...

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Two printable SEO resources: Keyword brainstorm and checklist

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We’ve been putting the finishing touches on our SEO course which is launching this Sunday, and along the way we’ve created a few resources to share. The first is a general checklist we like to keep on hand when doing an SEO audit on a new or existing site: Download...

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Coffitivity: Ambient noise to increase creativity

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For any of us who regularly work from the Office of Wherever-You-Currently-Are, you might appreciate this kind of silly/brilliant idea: Coffitivity (https://coffitivity.com) provides a simple loop of background coffee shop noise to play while working. They cite research to back up their theory that it’s easier to be creative when...