Recently I started looking into static site generators and how they could be utilized for a website I’m working on. I’m learning there are all kinds of static site generators built for everything you can think of. Some for creating photo gallery websites. Others for documentation. But most for a site with a blog. Their magic, as I found out in my research, is in how they deploy code. Below is an introduction to static site generators and how you can benefit from using one in your next project.
Ensuring a consistent website experience irrespective of the device, browser, or system, while viewing a website is vital to any company with a website. The question now becomes, how can we make sure we, the designers and developers, allow for a smooth and consistent experience across these parameters? Well, with a robust and clean coding process you should be able to execute code with minimal cross-compatibility browser issues. Below are 13 well documented and proven steps you can take to ensure a consistent cross-browser experience.
Brand colors are an essential element of any company. They allow you to stand apart from the crowd while standing for something. Think of any company. What comes to mind? And how does that make you feel? Those feelings don’t just come from anywhere. They are meticulously designed and refined to stand the test of time by the marketing and design teams through psychology and societal norms.
WordPress 5.0 is finally here. After the initial release date getting pushed back several times, the Gutenberg team released an early Christmas present on December 3, 2018. You can now update your instance of WordPress to the Gutenberg editor. But before you do, you should understand a little more about it. Let’s take a look at the new editor and dissect the best new features of WordPress 5.0, Gutenberg.
Websites are launched every day. Hundreds. Even thousands. Every day. Each trying to grab your attention for one reason or another. Most have been checked and double checked for accuracy and a streamlined message before launching. But some have not.
Two sides of the same coin. On one you have a web designer. A creator. From nothing to something. And the other side, a web developer. An individual making the creation come to life. Each with their own mission. And their own responsibilities. In this post, I will describe the difference between a designer and a developer. I’ll also discuss how they work together to accomplish the same goal.
Now that your tracking has been implemented and data is starting to come into Google, it’s time to take a look at how to view Google Analytics data and standard reports available in Google. These reports offer insight into specific
Installing Google Analytics is essential in today’s web. Google Analytics a free web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports on website traffic. By Installing Google Analytics through a simple script placed on every page of your site, Google can track and report on a wealth of information regarding visitors and how they spend their time while on your website. By the end of reading A Beginner’s Guide to Installing Google Analytics, you will have a wealth of information at your fingertips ready to be uncovered.
This list serves as a checkpoint for what is expected of the other. If you, the website owner, come prepared for the first meeting with information that answers the 7 points above you will undoubtedly gain favor with your designer. It will allow for a partnership based on mutual respect for the other while striving to create the best website possible.
When it comes down to it deciding to redesign your website is a big decision. Some sites need an up level, some don’t. This list serves as a starter list to help determine if you need one. If you fall into one of these eleven categories I would recommend a redesign.