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Rachel Cherry

Rachel Cherry

I'm the Director/Founder of WPCampus and a freelance software engineer and accessibility/higher ed consultant. When I'm not using WordPress to help build the web, I enjoy promoting the importance of universal design and an open web. Be sure to say hi on Twitter @bamadesigner.

From our Podcast

WPCampus 2016 Conference Retrospective

In August 2015, Rachel Cherry tweeted about an idea she had: a WordCamp for people who use WordPress in higher education. Eleven and a half months later, over 150 people representing 60 different higher ed institutions gathered in Sarasota, Florida for the inaugural WPCampus conference. With WPCampus 2016 wrapped up and WPCampus 2017 on everyone’s […]

WordPress Forms

From simple contact forms to complex online applications, higher ed hosts a variety of online forms. For this episode, we’ll discuss what’s important and needed for WordPress forms in the world of higher ed, including accessibility and privacy concerns. For this episode, we are joined by WPCampus members Rachel Cherry and Curtiss Grymala and WordPress […]

Accessibility

Web accessibility refers to 
the inclusive practice of 
removing barriers that prevent interaction with, or access to, websites by people with disabilities. When your website is accessible, visually-impaired users can visit your website using a screen reader and those who can’t use the mouse can navigate your site using a keyboard or other input device. […]

WordPress in Higher Education

WPCampus is a community and conference for web professionals, educators and people dedicated to the confluence of WordPress in higher education. Today will be a very general overview of WPCampus and talking about the conference but we want this to be the beginning of a weekly show where we can discuss topics relevant to our […]

From our Learning Library

The Five Ws of Decoupled Websites

WPCampus 2020 OnlineGeneral Lecture Session
Subjects:Frameworks, Platform Selection, DevOps, Decoupled, JAMStack
Date:July 29, 2020

Let's talk accessibility

WPCampus 2019Panel Discussion
Subject:Accessibility
Date:July 26, 2019

The WPCampus Gutenberg Accessibility Audit

WPCampus Online 2019General Lecture Session
Subjects:Accessibility, Gutenberg, Community
Date:January 31, 2019