Content Management

CMS products are used to handle the content of most websites today. There is a huge number of CMSs to choose from, and many have severe accessibility and usability problems for content editors and site visitors alike.

Creating a hierarchical submenu in WordPress

How to make WordPress output a basic submenu that only expands the subtree that the current page is in and stops at the current page’s children.

Posted on October 5, 2010

A good CMS gives you total markup freedom

If you have to hack core files or use regular expressions and output buffers to get your CMS to output the HTML you want, something is wrong with the CMS.

Posted on September 21, 2010

Looking for open source CMS and portal software options

Since more and more clients are asking about open source options for content management and portal software, I’m looking for suggestions and recommendations.

Posted on February 7, 2008

Helping your client maintain markup quality

By using CSS rules that make deprecated and potentially inaccessible markup clearly visible to the editor, you can help your clients maintain markup quality.

Posted on October 12, 2007

cmf2007: A Web conference focused on content management

Go to Aarhus, Denmark in November 2007 and talk to CMS vendors and developers about web standards, accessibility and usability.

Posted on August 22, 2007

Content management systems and accessibility

Several open source CMSs were evaluated to determine the accessibility of their admin interfaces.

Posted on June 5, 2007

Forget WYSIWYG editors - use WYSIWYM instead

Nearly all browser based WYSIWYG editors produce horrible markup, but there is an alternative - What You See Is What You Mean.

Posted on December 12, 2006

Seeking WebSphere Portal Server advice

Looking for tips, suggestions, or pointers to good documentation on how to make IBM WebSphere Portal produce valid, semantic, and accessible front-end code.

Posted on December 6, 2006

Content Management Systems used by public sector websites found lacking

A survey shows that CMSs used by Swedish public sector websites are lacking with respect to accessibility and web standards.

Posted on April 3, 2006

iWeb, the new tag soup generator

Apple’s iWeb excels at generating valid but incredibly messy markup that completely misses the point of using web standards.

Posted on March 13, 2006

Create a design for the CSS Toolshed

An updated templates pack and step-by-step instructions on creating a CSS Toolshed entry are now available.

Posted on December 5, 2005

CSS Toolshed: A CMS Zen Garden

A CSS Zen Garden-like site that simulates a CMS-based site instead of just a single, static page.

Posted on November 13, 2005

CSS hacking for WYSIWYG CMSs

Many WYSIWYG CMSs that use in-page editing have problems with CSS based layouts.

Posted on September 26, 2005

Why accessibility?

Please share your very best business arguments for accessibility. Now.

Posted on June 14, 2005


A rant about WYSIWYG editors that require IE/Win and generate crappy code.

Posted on May 18, 2005

EPiServer och tillgänglighet

A look at what is needed to make an EPiServer site accessible and standards compliant.

Posted on April 12, 2005

Content management with Plone

Implementing and using Plone for Content Management.

Posted on March 1, 2005

Building a university website

A general outline of the creation of the new website for The Faculty of Arts at Göteborg University.

Posted on February 16, 2005

A Rant (Mostly) About Web Content

Many people don’t realise that a website needs good content to work.

Posted on February 11, 2005

CMS Do’s and Don’ts

Things to think about before choosing a CMS for yourself or a client.

Posted on February 9, 2005

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