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Web Accessibility: Why W3C Standards Are Often Ignored

The term du jour is web accessibility—in my opinion, one of the most frequently misunderstood and poorly applied aspects of web design. The common misconception is that accessibility is designed solely for disabled people. In fact, everyone benefits from accessible content, and your audience will increase by gaining access to accessible content on different platforms or in different ways, because they can use your content with fewer constraints. […]

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WHY PROFESSIONAL PHP TRAINING IS IN HIGH DEMAND

PHP is a highly sought after technology in the website design industry. With more and more businesses going online, the demand for highly responsive, dynamic websites have gone soaring over the past few years. PHP programming language has turned out to be a preferred choice for developers who wish to develop websites that cater to the needs of businesses in the most suitable manner. Companies are desperately in search of skilled talent which is also one of the reasons why they are favoring candidates with a certificate in PHP Professional Training. […]

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The Best Tools That Will Help You Build A Profitable, High-Converting Landing Page In Minutes

Sometimes, what you need is a single high-converting landing page to break the bank, and I’ll prove it:

Conversion Rate professionals generated $1 million for Moz with a single landing page, an attractive call to action, and a few emails.

But even if you do not make that amount, a very high converting landing page can be the cornerstone of a successful internet business. […]

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Website Design: Using Landing Pages to Boost Social Media Conversions

Do you want to get a better ROI from your social media marketing efforts?

A very effective way to accomplish this is to direct your targeted social media traffic to relevant landing pages on your website.

This could be done in the form of social media advertising, call-to-action buttons that you are using on your social media pages, or links that you include in social media posts. […]

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A BACKEND DEVELOPER’S GUIDE TO UI DESIGN

For a backend developer, designing a user interface for an application can be difficult, primarily because you are not a hundred per cent comfortable with what you are doing. It’s like writing using your left hand when you’re a righty.

However, with the inception of frontend toolkits and frameworks, UI design has become a little bit more convenient for backend developers like you. Because of open source UI frameworks like Bootstrap, Foundation and Yahoo’s PureCSS, building the interface of your application has gone leaps and bounds in consistency, and comfort. […]

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THE MYTH OF DIY WEBSITES AND ITS IMPACT ON WEB DEVELOPERS

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. […]

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40 TOOLS FOR WRITING BETTER CSS

We all know CSS is great. It makes our sites look good, can be used to add animation, and keeps the presentation separate from the content. It can be hard, though, to know everything there is to know about CSS. It only gets harder as we try to make our code cross-browser compatible.

This is where third-party tools come in. From simplifying our workflows, to generating actual CSS, these tools give us the code we need, faster, even as we learn to write it ourselves. […]