The Cheeky Monkey Media Blog

A few words from the apes, monkeys, and various primates that make up the Cheeky Monkey Super Squad.

Tales From The Jungle: Working With MediaSmarts

April 3, 2024 / Ashley Olsen

Growing up in Canada during the early 2000s, it’s safe to say that MediaSmarts has always been a part of my life. I can remember learning about internet safety in elementary school, and our class got to go to the computer lab to play the different game…
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Accessibility Testing Tools and Standards: A Guide to Inclusive Design Practices

March 14, 2024 / Ashley Olsen

In the world of web development and design, making digital platforms accessible to all users, including those with disabilities, is essential. Accessibility testing tools are crucial for developers and designers to identify and address barriers that co…
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Emerging Trends and Technologies in Web Accessibility: Navigating the Future Landscape

March 1, 2024 / Ashley Olsen

Web accessibility is all about making sure that websites, tools, and technologies are accessible and usable for people with disabilities. In a world where technology continually evolves and inclusivity becomes more globally emphasized, the field of web…
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How Web Accessibility Impacts User Experience: The Untapped Potential for Inclusivity

February 1, 2024 / Ashley Olsen

Web accessibility plays a pivotal role in shaping the user experience on the internet. It’s about ensuring that everyone, including individuals with disabilities, has the opportunity to access and engage with online content. This concept isn’t just abo…
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What is Web Accessibility and Why It Matters: Understanding Legal Compliance

January 23, 2024 / Ashley Olsen

When exploring the realm of web accessibility, you’re delving into an essential practice that aims to ensure websites are navigable and usable by everyone, inclusive of individuals with disabilities. This concept focuses on removing barriers that might…
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Navigating Web Design Challenges

July 13, 2023 / Patrick Beckerton

In the ever-evolving digital landscape, creating a visually appealing and user-friendly website has become crucial for businesses and organizations. However, web design challenges can often pose hurdles on the path to achieving an effective online pres…
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What is Google RankBrain? And How Do You Beat It?

November 9, 2022 / What is Google RankBrain? And How Do You Beat It?

Google RankBrain is an artificial intelligence system that helps Google sort through its search results and provides the most relevant results tailored to individual users. It looks at how users interact with search results to better understand what th…
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How to Improve Your Website’s SEO in 2023

November 3, 2022 / How to Improve Your Website’s SEO in 2023

2023 is right around the corner, and with it comes a new set of challenges for website owners and SEO professionals. Here are a few predictions for how SEO will change in 2023 and how you can stay ahead of the curve:   1. SERP personalization With…
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How to Nail the Perfect Web Design Brief

November 2, 2022 / How to Nail the Perfect Web Design Brief

As a web designer, you’re probably no stranger to the design brief. This document is essential to the success of any web design project – it outlines the client’s needs and expectations and provides a roadmap for the project. Unfortunately, not all des…
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5 Must-Have Features For Your Vancouver Website Design

October 26, 2022 / 5 Must-Have Features For Your Vancouver Website Design

When it comes to website design, there are a few must-have features that can really make or break your site. If you’re based in Vancouver, then you’ll want to make sure your site includes these five essential features: 1. A Responsive Design With over…
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How to Choose a Web Designer in Kelowna

October 11, 2022 / Treena Bjarnason

When it comes to professional web design in Kelowna, there are two main platform contenders: Drupal and WordPress. Both have unique strengths and weaknesses, and choosing the right one for your project can be tricky. Here, we’ll break down the main dif…
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7 Tips For UX Web Design

October 5, 2022 / Treena Bjarnason

What is UX web design? UX web design is all about creating websites that are easy to use and enjoyable for users. It involves a lot of research and testing to ensure that users have a positive experience when using a website. Good UX design can make a…
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