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Designing Websites For The Tor Browser

Posted on February 16th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

It’s safe to say 2017 wasn’t a good year for cybersecurity. From high-profile hacks at Verizon and Equifax to spying accusations and cryptocurrency theft, public confidence in the privacy and sanctity of online information took a battering. Tor for the Win Our growing distrust of online service providers did, however, benefit the Tor browser, whose…

How To Source Copyright-Free Photographs

Posted on February 9th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

If a picture tells a thousand words, effective website photography clearly provides a powerful way to make a point or tell a story. Modern audiences have limited attention spans and little enthusiasm for long slabs of text. Well-chosen graphics don’t just break up web pages by adding color and character, they also speak volumes about…

Everything You Need To Know About Fonts

Posted on December 5th, 2017 by Neil Cumins

Fonts have been a crucial component of written communications since the 15th century. Many Microsoft Word and Google Docs typefaces were historically used by printing presses, before being reinterpreted in digital form for today’s word processing packages. Throughout the generations we have come to associate fonts with certain characteristics. From gender and personality to tone…

An Introduction To Schema

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 by Neil Cumins

Unless your career involves database development or human psychology, you may not have heard of schema. However, schema markups can be of real value for corporate websites, so it’s worth getting to grips with this intriguing (if technical) concept… What does schema mean? In computing terms, schema describes a representation of a plan or theory….

How To Tell If Your Website Needs Replacing

Posted on September 12th, 2017 by Neil Cumins

Technology dates faster than fashion, and websites are no exception to this. That slick new portal you commissioned back in 2010 may seem as outdated today as the iPhone 4 or Windows 7 – both launched as this decade began. And any brand whose site hasn’t been revised since the 2000s has to accept its…

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If Your Site Contains these Features, Remove Them – Immediately

Posted on July 25th, 2017 by Neil Cumins

Web design and programming has come a long way in a relatively short space of time. However, the rapid pace of development means that older websites are increasingly being rendered obsolete – if they’re rendered at all. From Flash to interstitials, these are the design and coding elements that should be removed immediately if they’re…

How to Create a Mobile SEO Friendly Website

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 by Neil Cumins

Type “mobile SEO website” into Google, and almost six million results will be returned. That’s indicative of how significant not just search engine optimization has become in recent years, but mobile-specific SEO. Achieving the coveted first-page results position is the dream of every marketing manager and web developer, despite the enduring mystery surrounding the algorithms…

10 Tips for Optimal Web Design

Posted on April 25th, 2017 by Neil Cumins

Launching a new website is an exciting event, but it’s easy to lose focus during the design and construction process. Larger companies may have different departments arguing over functionality and key priorities, while entrepreneurs often get swept away by irrelevant or superfluous ideas put forward by design agencies and well-meaning associates. To achieve the best…

What Are The Latest Web Design Trends?

Posted on February 21st, 2017 by Yasmin El-Saie

Web design is no longer just about creative vision: it concerns keeping Google happy for those precious rankings while simultaneously creating a memorable user experience. So what determines a great-looking site? The web design trends of 2017 are building on last year’s, namely continuing the focus on responsive design, which now demands direct user interfaces…

The Website Creation Guide for Beginners

Posted on November 29th, 2016 by Michael Wolter

So you want to create a website. Give yourself a pat on the back – you have made a great decision! Websites are a fantastic way to interact with the entire world, putting you in touch with anyone who has an internet connection. But it can also be a daunting task – where do you…

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