Johanna Bates

Johanna Bates has been developing nonprofit websites since people were freaking out about Y2K and she had complete mastery over spacer gifs. She co-owns DevCollaborative and thinks about web accessibility and feminism a lot. She writes her best CSS while listening to music, lives rurally, and is raising her kid to embrace the inherent awkwardness of human existence.

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The Homepage Exception

Structured, automatic systems are great at managing content efficiently—but not so great at accommodating human changes in that content. On the other hand, free-for-all WYSIWYGs lead to inconsistency and breakdowns. Stakeholders and content administrators need flexibility and control, especially where the all-important homepage is concerned. What’s a website to do? Johanna Bates suggests embracing a people-friendly homepage solution within our robot-driven architectures.