We Built This World Wide Web. Look at what we’ve accomplished. To you, it’s just web development. Creating websites. Search Engines. Something about hashtags and cat photos.
To us, it is a land of opportunity. But it wasn’t always this way. From the evolution of generation after generation. Text Pages to Streaming Video. Geocities to Gmail. The internet in your pocket. Yes, time’s have changed. But there was no template. Web developers across the globe paved the way, and for this, we salute you.
This video will inspire you. If you work in web design, hold your head high.
Often, clients attempt to update their website only to find that links do not work, images do not show, or something breaks. This is how you fix it! Read on to discover how to properly link files. Continue reading How to Fix Broken Website Links
This is a random story on Reddit, a social media site. It’s a good note on why, as designers, we are wary to work with clients simply looking for the lowest bidder. Business ethics and morals are as relevant as a handshake and coffee in the digital age.
Farhad Manjoo at Slate put together a great article on restaurant websites, and their lack of meeting customer’s needs. Essentially, restaurants want to entertain and entice the customer – but are missing the critical needs of the customer. What’s on the menu, how pricey is it, what’s the atmosphere? This can all be shown without extensive flash animations and over-complicated design. Read More
It’s no secret that the web has taken leaps and bounds since it’s inception. Even in the last 2 or 3 years, websites have become drastically more impressive. With Web 2.0 design, and backend technology like CSS3 getting more and more powerful – one area was lacking. Typography.Continue reading Google Web Fonts