Recommended Reading

Badeyes Launches Second Online Book in Its “WordPress for Badeyes” Series!

Learn how to build your own Personal or Business website.
by Geof Collis

After putting the finishing touches on my second Book: Build an eCommerce, Membership site with Community Forum it can now be purchased as a standalone or as part of a number of Discounted Bundles.

The Badeyes WordPress Theme is Now Live and Available for Download!

by Geof Collis
December 18, 2014

It has been a long 4 months of researching code and using checking tools but WordPress has finally approved the Badeyes TwentyFourteen Child Theme and it is now live for anyone to download.

Thanks go to the many people on the LinkedIn group, WordPress experts, who helped me solve issues I couldn’t find researching through Google.

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The Canadian Abilities Foundation would like to thank Badeyes Design and Consulting for there continued help in our web accessibility needs. We found their service to be very timely and informative. We highly recommend them when it comes to consulting and testing for accessible web design.

Canadian Abilities Foundation

The City of Windsor retained BadEyes to audit our extensive public electronic resources. The resulting audit was timely, comprehensive and informative. Through that review our IT staff learned more about the value of accessibility in information technology and we have now begun to work towards meeting the requirements of Priority One. Geof’s work was top notch and has been invaluable in moving this project ahead.
Melinda Munro
Diversity and Accessibility Officer
City of Windsor

Geof Collis of Badeyes Design not only created a website that meets accessibility standards, he also helped my company become compliant with current legislation that defines the duty to accommodate and provide access for people who are Deaf or have disabilities. The process was easy and working with Geof through the process was a pleasure.
Penny Schincariol
Right This Way Access Consultants

I found Geof Collis to be professional and very knowledgeable. He was able to design a template for the website that best suited the needs and vision of the organization. He has also offered invaluable advice on the layout that will work best for maximizing easy navigation around the site. Geof also maintains the site and is very prompt and updating the site.

Margaret Shalma
Students for Barrier Free Access (SFBA)

Digital Inclusion: The Benefits of Better Web Accessibility

While some see meeting the online needs of disabled people as a ‘ruinous obligation’, businesses would do well to accommodate the ‘blue pound’

Gus Alexiou
Thursday 20 November 2014 14.45 GMT

In an era when the web is becoming ubiquitous, the implications of being on the wrong side of the digital divide seem graver than ever. Website accessibility expert Professor Jonathan Hassell’s new book on digital inclusion, launched this month, calls for a shift in the thinking of organisations over what has often been regarded as a somewhat burdensome and thorny issue.

Badeyes 2014 WordPress Child Theme Up for Review

This 2014 Child Theme is now in front of the good folks at the WordPress Repository and ready for review.

You can see a mock up version of it at where you can read about what I have modified on the Developers page and take a test drive by going to the Download page and get a copy of it.

Accessibility Lipstick on a Usability Pig

Applying accessibility techniques to an unusable site is like putting lipstick on a pig. No matter how much you apply, it will always be a pig.