Danielle is a Program Manager at Acquia and has been using Drupal since 2008. She has worked as a project manager and usability analyst on many large government and association websites. Danielle is PMP-certified and a Certified Usability Analyst (CUA) and holds a Bachelors of Science in Management, a Bachelors of Science in Electronic Media, Art, and Communication, and a Masters of Science in Information Technology, all from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
In the community, Danielle was the organizer of the DC Drupal meetup for three years, was on the Drupal GovCon organizing committee for several years, and has spoken at several area Drupal conferences. When she's not busy with Drupal, she's training for half marathons and triathlons, teaching indoor cycling, or spending time with her 2 beagles.
Recent Blog posts
In June of 2015 I wrote a blog post on information arch
As the organizer of the Washington, DC Drupal meetup for three years, I've had the benefit of finding out what works and what doesn’t when setting up a meetup. Although I recently had to step away from my organizing duties due to other commitments, I'd like to provide a retrospective on what I've learned from organizing meetups. My goal is to help those who want to set up a meetup in their area for the first time, and to help provide ideas for those who are already running a meetup.
Thanks for coming back. If you tried a few of the tips in the first part of this series, you probably realized that making a website accessible to all visitors doesn’t require much time, or cause much stress. Even if you didn’t yet try, I hope this blog further illustrates that clients need not worry about sitting down themselves to create a website that’s useful and informative to visitors with disabilities - without reaching out to a developer for help.
You’re in good hands. A developer is building or renovating your organization’s website, and everything is shaping up as planned.
We’re at the halfway point of what hopefully has been a helpful guide for developers to make a website accessible for all visitors.
Creating the code that makes a website accessible to all visitors doesn’t have to be as time-consuming or resource-intensive as you might think.