Design is constantly changing and evolving as new trends come and go yearly. That couldn’t be more true in the web design field where the ease of sharing and iterating makes design change move exponentially faster. Every year it’s fun to take a look at what happened with design in the previous year, and what’s… Continue Reading 8 Current and Emerging Design Trends For 2016
Mobile-friendly – what’s that? Since November 2014, Google has labelled certain websites ‘mobile-friendly’ in search results. A site is deemed mobile-friendly if: The text is readable on a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet Software such as Flash is not used No zooming or horizontal scrolling is required to view the content Links… Continue Reading 5 Helpful Plugins for a mobile-friendly WordPress site
This is Day 18 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 17’s post here. There are now many page builder plugins for WordPress, which allow you to construct elaborate page layouts in a drag and drop manner. So why use one, and which one is right for you? Why use a WordPress… Continue Reading WordPress Page Builders Compared
WordPress 4.1 was released last month, and along with it the Twenty Fifteen theme was launched. I’ve had a look at it to see what it can do. First impressions Twenty Fifteen has some passing resemblances to the previous theme from the WordPress.org team, Twenty Fourteen, with a left sidebar and widget area. But the look… Continue Reading Thoughts on the WordPress Twenty Fifteen theme
When designing a new website, it is important to remember that your site’s audience may browse on a number of different devices. These could include: a large screen internet-enabled TV a widescreen desktop monitor a laptop screen a tablet a smartphone What does this mean for the user? If web pages are not created with… Continue Reading How can I get my site to look good on a mobile?