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Entries tagged with: design

Web Design Trends – follow the crowd or do what’s right for your audience?

In a couple of seconds you can find a million articles about web design trends for 2020, or how-to’s instructing you on the latest technologies your site absolutely must have - I mean, if we’re honest, we’ve got a couple of such articles. But, is it best to jump on the latest trends, are you joining the crowd, time stamping your website or even alienating your audience?

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Ten Things Every Website Should Have

Whether you’re starting from scratch with a brand new venture, or redesigning and developing an existing website, there are some important things every site must have.

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2019 Website Design Trends

Not another Design Trends blog?! Read on to find out what we think will be big in design, and important in performance for 2019.

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Using Stock Photography: 8 Golden Rules to Do It Well

We are lucky to get to work with some great photography from our clients, and sometimes we get to work with amazing photographers too. With the fast pace that the web and online content publishing moves, sometimes we find ourselves having to using stock photography...

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Website Accessibility – The Basics

Website accessibility is essential to make sure that your customers and website visitors are able to view and use your website. Below are some pointers for making sure your site is accessible to all, be it those with disabilities, injuries, poor eyesight or unsupported web browsers.

Don't forget that accessibility is not just ensuring a compliant site for disabled readers, but accessibility is about designing for everyone.

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The Importance of User Experience (UX)

UX or User Experience Design is the process of designing with a user-orientated perspective, it encompasses many concepts including accessibility, usability and even system performance, or server speed. Web designers should always have this at forefront of any decisions affecting the wants and needs of the visitor.

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