Web Design: Mastering The Back End Development Languages Back end development languages are what bridge the gap between the concept of user experience in web design to actual user experience on the website. Legit Web Design means learning how to write computer code. I'm not talking about DIY online builders... I'm talking about back end [...]
There are several different ways to optimize a website for mobile compatibility, including the use of a separate mobile domain or a responsive web design. While both of these techniques are capable of creating brilliant, fully functional websites that work on smartphones, there are nuances between them that shouldn't go unnoticed.Why You Need a Mobile-Friendly [...]
Don't look for or expect an SEO quick fix with your initial web design. Web design and seo that will rank you are two completely different things. Did you just launch a website? Did you expect your website to start knocking out your competitors in search results?If you did, you're certainly not alone and while, [...]
There is a direct link between user experience, marketing goals and your web design. The type of web design that you choose will drive your consumer's experience, and your design should make sense for your website's purpose. User experience requires that an e-commerce site should not have the same functional design as a financial institution's [...]
While it's true that nothing beats a unique, built-from-scratch online portfolio, there are a lot of fantastic out-of-the-box options available to designers who don't want to fuss with tedious code and style sheets. We've found ten great portfolio sites for photographers and designers, some are free and others have paid services, but all focus on presenting your work beautifully.
For graphic designers, web designers, and photographers, there is no greater business generating tool than having a well put together portfolio. Here are five tips to help keep your portfolio on the right track.
If you’ve read our article on the importance of good photography (seen here), you might be wondering to yourself, “self, where can I get great photos for my website without hiring a professional photographer?” A good answer to that question is... online! There are dozens of great stock photography sites on the internet. Many of [...]
Everyone at some point in their hours of endless web surfing stumbles across the disappointing 404 error message. This happens sometimes when a link is broken or if you accidentally mistype the url. Usually these are just blank pages that direct you to go back from whence you came, but they don't [...]