If You're not Thinking About Accessibility - a Talk with Marcy Sutton

Marcy Sutton is a web developer and web accessibility advocate based in Seattle. She currently works as an Accessibility Engineer for Adobe. She is also the co-leader of Girl Develop It Seattle and an international public speaker. You can learn more about Marcy’s work from her website and her Twitter account.

In this brief interview, we are looking at various dimensions of web accessibility and how it cuts across multiple layers of online product development. Read on for more!

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CKFinder 3.2 for PHP Released

We would like to announce the release of CKFinder 3.2 for PHP, the second major update to the totally rebuilt CKFinder 3 line. This version includes plenty of improvements and new features, including list view and files sorting.

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CKEditor 4.5.6 Released

We are happy to announce the release of CKEditor 4.5.6. This is a minor release that focuses on updating the SCAYT (Spell Check As You Type) mechanism and introducing additional security mechanisms for file uploads. Read on for more information!

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CKEditor Biweekly for December 7, 2015

Here is your CKEditor biweekly update (we are switching from a weekly dose of updates to a biweekly one). Find out more about our progress with upcoming releases of CKEditor 4 and CKFinder and the development of CKEditor 5. Read on for more.

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Build a WYSIWYG editor in-house or use an off-the-shelf solution?

You often consider writing a new piece of software when the products already available on the market seem insufficient in terms of their functionalities, or simply do not fit the goals of your company. It’s obvious that you wouldn’t want to use a random out-of-the-box solution that doesn’t exactly do what you intended it to do. However, when you consider these few points before you decide to create a completely new content editing solution, it becomes clear that reinventing the wheel is the last thing in which your company should be involved.

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CKEditor Weekly for November 23, 2015

Here is your CKEditor weekly update. Find out more about our progress with upcoming releases of CKEditor 4 and the development of CKEditor 5. The big news in this update is that CKEditor has been included in the core of Drupal 8! Read on for more.

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CKEditor 4.5.5 Released

We are happy to announce the release of CKEditor 4.5.5. This is a minor release that includes some bug fixes and changes created with the upcoming release of Drupal 8 (where CKEditor will be included in core for the first time!) in mind. Read on for more information!

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CKFinder 3.1 for PHP with Security Patches Released

We’d like to announce the release of CKFinder 3.1 for PHP, the first major update to the totally rebuilt CKFinder 3 line that was unveiled this summer. This version includes plenty of improvements and new features, including reworked keyboard navigation and focus management with a new Keyboard Shortcuts dialog, greatly improved application performance, full Microsoft Edge compatibility as well as some new configuration options and commands.

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CKEditor Weekly for October 19, 2015

Here is your CKEditor weekly update. Find out more about our progress with upcoming releases of CKEditor 4.5.5. and CKFinder 3.1. Simultaneously, we are focusing on the three most important libraries of CKEditor 5. Read on for more!

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CKEditor 4.5.4 Released

We are happy to announce the release of CKEditor 4.5.4. Although it is a "minor" release focusing on bug fixes and stability improvements, it also introduces a brand new internal error logging mechanism. Read on for more information!

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CKEditor Weekly for October 5, 2015

Here is your CKEditor weekly update. We are almost there with two new releases - CKEditor 4.5.4 and CKFinder 3.1. At the same time our team is getting bigger as we kick-start the development of CKEditor 5. Two weeks ago we also enjoyed our CKSource meetup and learned a lot about Holacracy. Find out more!

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5 Reasons Why Open Source Software Is Perfect For Enterprise Solutions

Open Source Software came a long way from being created and maintained by passionate developers looking for game-changing solutions, to becoming the backbone of the tech industry. Past few years saw the rise of investment in open source solutions by such tech moguls as IBM, Intel, Facebook, and Google - to name just a few. Why is OSS worth investing in? Here’s a couple of reasons…

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CKEditor Weekly for August 24, 2015

Here is your CKEditor weekly update. Last week we have released CKEditor 4.5.3 and added some improvements to CKFinder 3 and Bender.js. CKEditor's Lead Developer, Piotrek Koszuliński, is currently present at the W3C Editing Task Force meeting in Paris - find out what he is doing there. Read on for more.

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CKEditor 4.5.3 Released

We are happy to announce the release of CKEditor 4.5.3. This is the third minor release of the 4.5.x line focusing on bug fixes and stability improvements. Among the features that were polished in this editor version is the Paste from Word functionality which CKEditor is renowned for due to its quality and faithfulness to original content styles and formats. There is also a new configuration option for paste uploads available as well as support for drag&drop of BMP files. Read on for more!

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CKEditor Weekly for August 17, 2015

Here is your CKEditor weekly update. Find out about the upcoming release of CKEditor and our debut on Medium. We are also focusing on the upcoming release of CKFinder 3.1. and we have released a new version of Bender with HTTPS support. Read on for more.

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CKEditor 4.5.2 Released

We are happy to announce the release of CKEditor 4.5.2. This is a minor bug fixing version whose primary focus is to improve compatibility with Microsoft Edge, the new Windows 10 browser that has just been published. Apart from Edge fixes, a few notable issues in other browsers were also corrected and some improvements were brought to the new features introduced in CKEditor 4.5, including drag&drop, embedding media resources with oEmbed, nested widgets and the toolbar configurator.

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Accessibility, usability and SEO go hand in hand

David Carralon is a marketing professional based in Paris. He currently works as the Head of International SEO for Career Builder. In his spare time he writes about Search Engine Marketing on his blog and tweets about “all things digital marketing” at @DavidCarralon.

In this brief talk, we are looking at how web accessibility and search engine optimization are closely connected. Read on for more!

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CKEditor 4.5 Released

We are happy to announce the most awaited release of CKEditor 4.5, the next major editor version that introduces an entire spectrum of amazing new features and improvements and is the biggest release since CKEditor 4.0. The CKEditor team has been working on this ground-breaking release for the last year, polishing the beta version as much as we could during the last couple of weeks, and we are extremely proud to be able to finally deliver the final version to the general public!

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CKEditor 4.4.8 with a Security Patch Released

We would like to announce the release of CKEditor 4.4.8, the last version in the CKEditor 4.4.* line that contains over 20 issues fixed, from accessibility improvements to API documentation updates. This editor version also includes a security fix for the HTML parser, so an upgrade is highly recommended!

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CKFinder 3.0 for PHP Released

We are happy to announce that CKFinder 3.0 for PHP was released today. This represents a huge milestone in the development of CKFinder, the powerful and easy to use file manager for the Web, that comes as a complete rewrite of the entire application, with new features such as full responsiveness, cloud storage support, jQuery Mobile based customizable skin system, built-in image editor and many more. Read on to see what the new CKFinder has to offer!

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CKFinder for ASP.NET 2.5.0.1 with a Security Patch Released

We would like to announce an immediate release of CKFinder for ASP.NET 2.5.0.1 which contains a critical security fix. An upgrade is highly recommended!

We have been contacted yesterday (June, 8th) by Tornike Gelashvili, CTO of Helix Group regarding an issue discovered during penetration tests. After confirming the issue, a security fix has been developed in order to provide the fix to the general public as soon as possible. The application was also checked to confirm that it was the only place affected.

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CKEditor Weekly for May 25, 2015

Here is your weekly dose of CKEditor updates! Last week we were catching up with our community's pull requests on Github. We also managed to launch the preview of CKFinder 3 and Accessibility Checker. Read on for more!

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5 Tips on How to Improve Accessibility When Creating Your Web Content in a WYSIWYG Editor

The first thing you usually want to achieve when creating online content is to reach the maximum possible audience. Most ways of increasing your reach are usually connected to digital marketing campaigns and online advertising, however you have to be sure that your content is created accessible from the get-go. Here are just a few easy steps to make sure that the content you create in a WYSIWYG editor is accessible.

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CKEditor Weekly for May 11, 2015

Here we go with another CKEditor Weekly! We took a small break from writing last week, just to bring you a lot of updates and resources in one post. Our past two weeks were mostly about fixing issues in our latest beta releases - CKEditor 4.5 and CKFinder 3. We also managed to organise a "B-day", which was actually pretty far from a birthday party... Read on!

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CKEditor 4.5 Beta Released!

CKEditor 4.5 Beta introduces an entire spectrum of new features and improvements and is the biggest release since CKEditor 4.0. The CKEditor team has been working on this ground-breaking release for the last couple of months and we are extremely proud to be able to finally deliver the beta version to the general public!

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CKFinder 2.5 Released

The CKSource team is happy to announce the release of CKFinder 2.5 This is a major release with changes required to use the new features introduced in CKEditor 4.5: pasting images from clipboard directly into the editing area and drag&drop image uploads.

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CKEditor Weekly for April 20, 2015

Another week - another CKEditor Weekly! Find out more about the upcoming release of CKEditor 4.5.0 Beta accompanied by the release of CKFinder 2.5.0. This upgrade frenzy has also touched Bender.js and triggered its new release. Read on for more.

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CKEditor Weekly for April 9, 2015

We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! After a short Easter break, we are back to working on the CKEditor 4.5 and CKFinder 3 beta. There’s been quite a significant progress in both projects over the last few days, so read on for details!

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CKEditor Weekly for March 24, 2015

We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! After a short (but productive) break that included the last team meetup in Warsaw, we are back to working hard on CKEditor 4.5 beta and CKFinder 3 beta! Quite a lot of progress occurred during the last weeks, so read on for details!

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CKSource Meetup 2015

After a longer break, the CKEditor team met again for two days in Warsaw, Poland, to talk about various topics, especially about current and future projects. The meetup concluded with an office party and a karting competition, traditionally won by Piotrek Koszuliński.

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CKEditor Community Forums Move to Stack Overflow

The power of each Open Source project lies in the community around it. To make community contributions and support easier, we have decided to migrate from our own forum that had a limited number of features to a full-blown community support platform - Stack Overflow. Read on for more details about the move!

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CKEditor Weekly for March 2, 2015

We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! Work on CKEditor 4.5 and CKFinder 3 beta has quite advanced this week, we had a visit from the WebSpellChecker team in our office, and another CKSource meet-up is to be held in Warsaw this week! Read on for details!

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CKEditor Weekly for February 23, 2015

We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! The new CKEditor sample and toolbar configurators were finished last week, other CKEditor 4.5 features were worked on, updates to some Bender plugins were released and most importantly, CKFinder 3 beta release is near! Read on for details!

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CKEditor Weekly for February 16, 2015

We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! Last week was spent integrating the (already finished) bigger pieces of new CKEditor 4.5 functionality with the existing code base (and one another, too). Work also continued on the new toolbar configurators and samples which should reach ready-to-ship state this week. Read on!

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CKEditor Weekly for February 9, 2015

We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! Among other things, this week the development team is working hard on CKEditor 4.5, including two new helper tools that should make life easier for every developer installing the editor… Read on to learn what they are!

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CKEditor Weekly for February 2, 2015

We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! CKEditor 4.4.7, a minor bug-fixing release, was published last week, and a few significant features of CKEditor 4.5 were closed. Bender.js 0.2.1 was released last week and work on CKFinder 3 beta continues, too.

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CKEditor 4.4.7 Released

We would like to announce the release of CKEditor 4.4.7. This is a minor release that includes just a dozen of bug fixes for various editor issues, enhancing Paste from Word operations and support for multi-byte Japanese characters, improving filling empty blocks behavior and correcting UI color setting for custom skins. This is also yet another release that contains some excellent community contributions.

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CKEditor Weekly for January 26, 2015

We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! CKEditor 4.4.7, a minor release with some bug fixes, will be out this week, and following a short testing phase of the current code base all developers will be back to working on CKEditor 4.5. CKFinder 3 is also gaining shape, Bender.js 0.2.0 was released last week and an interesting side event was held in our office.

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CKSource Supports Geek Girls

Geek Girls Carrots, a community for women who love new technologies, came up with an idea to run a JavaScript training for geek girls in Warsaw. Our JavaScript developer, Artur Delura, is one of the mentors leading the workshop, so CKSource was most happy to support this great initiative by offering the group some space in our Warsaw office.

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CKEditor Weekly for January 12, 2015

After some more relaxed time spent with our families at home over Christmas, the CKEditor team is back at work with another weekly status report of all good things happening in-house and around. We are already looking forward to 2015, with plenty of projects on our hands, so read on how we started the New Year!

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