As technology is becoming more affordable, efficient and easier many websites are being created, some may be noticed but many remain unnoticed. It is not about the funky colors used, compelling content or shapes and structures built in, the real secret is in understanding the psychology of the customer and match the same with designer’s psychology. The more the two are in tandem the more better shall be the results.[…]
StringBean introduces itself with the slogan, “The 4K featherweight framework”. Now, I wasn’t exactly skeptical. Despite the prevalence of massive CSS and HTML frameworks (you know which two I mean), there are plenty of tiny frameworks about. I’ve seen and tested many, and even used one or two of them for live projects.
Do-It-Yourself websites are here, and they’re not going anywhere. That’s just a basic fact of our industry. However, there is a large misunderstanding about the ease of use concerning WordPress and other Do-It-Yourself website-building platforms, and it needs to be addressed.
To start off, WordPress is fantastic. I use it for building the majority of my sites, it’s great for navigating throughout each site, both the front end and the back, and has a fantastic group of folks who write beautiful plugins for everything from slideshows to grid layouts to complex contact forms and beyond. That is all true because I know what I am doing. The myth I speak of is the ease of use of the DIY website-building programs for the untrained, who are under the false assumption that websites can be created in 30 minutes or less. […]
WordPress is well known to be a target for hackers. So, anything you can do to harden your WordPress site is a sensible thing to do; and should be part of your overall design process. I’ll look at some of the main areas that should be on your list of potential areas of weakness and what you can do to add greater levels of security and protection. […]
In recent years there has been a constant drive to produce tools to make the job of developing web sites as painless as possible. One of the most useful group of tools has been boilerplates, which set up the basics and allow the developer to get up and running on a new project in double quick time. […]
Developers, take a moment to remember a recent WordPress project that you completed. Think about the interesting challenges you faced (and overcame). You may have even picked up some new skills in the process. Now, think about the satisfaction of delivering that project to your appreciative client. Pretty sweet, eh? […]
When developer websites for clients, it’s important to proactively anticipate needs, instead of waiting for things to come up after a design is underway. On a larger scale, this involves a client onboarding strategy that asks questions like:
Are you targeting a B2B or B2C audience?
Will your website need a blog?
Will your website need any e-commerce functionality? […]
Web design is the core of the digital web experience. Web design determines how sites look, how they function, how they relate to the overall brand narrative, and so much more. Companies like WSI are the best web designers Northern Ireland has to offer, but many people are tempted to forego professional web design services in favor of the DIY approach. While this may work in some circumstances, hiring the pros will almost always yield better results. […]
Creating and launching a website is a great deal. However, if you think that once you launch a website, you’re done, you’re likely to miss quite a lot. A website requires constant care and regular updates.
Why is updating a website important?
There are several quite important factors why you should consider regular investments to your online presence. These factors are: […]
Most people have a clear idea of the colour scheme they want to use for their logo and website when they start a new business. Red has always been my favourite colour so choosing our colour scheme (and company name) was a fairly painless task.
We do often speak to people who aren’t sure what colour they should be using though, hopefully this guide will help you. Infographic brought to you by WebClinicalWorks Pvt. Ltd..