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. […]


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. […]



Bootstrap is beloved by many. Well, if not “beloved”, then it is at least appreciated for what it is: a giant framework with almost everything you could need for building a site or web app interface. Bootstrap is changing, though.

That’s right, version four is in alpha release. Naturally, we’re just as curious to know what’s different, so I dived into the documentation to find out. […]


Five Productive Benefits of Advertising through Custom Banner Designs

Internet provides us the biggest virtual market space to promote our products/services to customers across globe; in fact you could reach to huge amount of customers by taking your business online. You don’t just get a platform to sell your products but also get a chance to promote your brand ideas through technology. In this digital era, promoting advertisement campaign or a marketing strategy is no more a hassle unlike conventional methodologies. You could advertise your campaigns, offers and other special information to your prospective customers by building creative banners.  With correct and compelling mix of multimedia technology and targeted content you could grab more sales for your business. […]


Why Do I Need a Website?

You might be wondering — why do I need a website? It can seem like a bit of a luxury when you are just starting a business. And even some local businesses don’t really see the need. Not only that, but a website can seem like an intimidating and complex thing to build, especially when you have no experience with them.

Luckily there are professionals who can help you out, and make the process a fun and easy one, instead of a painful and scary one. But before you even get to that point, you need to understand why you should really have a website.

Why it is perhaps one of the most fundamental things you need for your business. Everyone is looking for you online — the whole world is on the internet.[…]


When did blog comments die?

I disabled comments on this blog and a few other some time ago because I couldn’t keep up deleting spam and it was getting embarrassing. I decided to clean the old ones up, add more protection (captcha? 1 + 5 = ?) and enable again. Needless to say, I failed because of procrastinating at step #1.

But is it worth enabling comments again? Do people even comment on blogs anymore? have the discussions moved to social sites – Facebook, Reddit, Hacker news (or other niche networks)?[…]