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You could write a thesis on user experience or UX, but these 5 short-cuts should help if you’ve not got time… Every year, millions of dollars are spent on testing how people navigate websites, in the hope of making home pages more user-friendly and relevant. Search giants like Google, for example, will tell you that, […]
To web industry professionals, this question is easy as ABC. But things aren’t as black and white when you’re on the outside. Small business owners have a lot on their plate when they’re getting set-up online. There’s domain name registration to consider and hosting options to look into. Then there’s the look and function of […]
From 0 to website in not much more than 60 seconds. Ever felt like a salmon swimming up stream? In the past, this has been the experience of people trying to establish themselves or their businesses online.
Two worlds just collided in the website world; professional design meets do-it-yourself. Up until now it was easy to compare websites that were built with a website builder and those touched by a professional designer. Website builder websites were boxy, compartmentalized, lacked features, and definitely weren’t anything to look at. Today we’re pleased to announce […]
deviantART, frequently referred to as dA, is a mixture between a file hosting service and social media website focused around the creation and enjoyment of digital art. According to Alexa, deviantart.com is ranked 126th in web traffic, placing it close to the traffic levels for companies like Walmart and Bank of America. For web designers, […]
Developed in 1987 by Larry Wall, Perl is one of the most flexible programming languages, offering users with thousands of different applications through its dynamic, open source platform. Aside from the cost benefits of bringing a community project to clients, there are a number of benefits to using Perl in your next design project. About […]
Developers and programmers have different responses regarding the issue of whether PostgreSQL trumps MySQL, although the former is starting to make quite a name for itself. “PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system,” said PostgreSQL. “It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a […]
eBay, one of the world’s largest e-commerce sites, understands the importance its home page holds in the world’s pantheon of online retailers. In light of this, it set about recently giving its site a facelift, including new shopping pages equipped with “Feeds,” or a curated list of items in Pinterest-like aesthetics. “We’re delivering a cleaner, […]
A Look at Some Surprising Usability Statistics 60% of the time, people fail to find the information they seek. 50% of sales transactions are hindered because users cannot find the desired information and 40% of these users don’t return to a website when their first experience is negative. Too much irrelevant information force 62% of […]
Mobile responsive design makes it easier for users to browse through web pages using their mobile devices and tablets. That’s why many WordPress sites deploy premium designs optimized for smartphones. It may cost a wee bit more cash, but in return users get more features and arguably a more robust, secure browsing experience A responsive […]