When you create a dynamic website site with a program like WordPress, all of your content is stored in a database and pages are generated as they are requested by the server. If you’ve built your website with a program like Dreamweaver, GoLive, or FrontPage, you’ve probably built a ‘static site,’ meaning every page in the […]Read More
An App or a Mobile Website?
It’s increasingly important to make your website mobile friendly, but do you need an app, too?
The Art of Mobile Design
A mobile website looks great on small and large screens.
An App, or as the geeks say, a “Native App,” is an application that you have to download from iTunes or another store.Read More mobile web design, web design, wordpress
7 Signs You Need a Redesign
If you answer yes to 3 or more of these points, it’s definitely time to redesign your website or blog.
1. The growing mobile web audience has led to new approaches in web design. Today the best sites use a technique called Responsive Design to adjust the size and positioning of page elements to best fit small and large screen sizes. If you can’t read the text on your website when you view it on a mobile phone, or worse, you can’t even see it on a mobile phone, it’s definitely time to join the modern mobile world.Read More change how a wordpress blog looks, content strategy, customize blog appearance, edit wordpress blog, mobile web design, redesign, responsive, web design
How to create a responsive web design that adjusts to different screen sizes
Many web designers are calling 2013 The Year of Responsive Design. Responsive web design is increasingly popular because the biggest challenge of web design today is that your pages are as likely to be projected on a giant computer monitor as on a tiny cell phone screen. With responsive design, you create one web page […]Read More mobile web design, responsive
Webinar April 25: Design Trends:
How Looking Good Builds Business Cred
Webinar Thursday, Apr 25, 2013, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Pacific This webinar will be presented by Janine Warner, the author of Web Sites For Dummies, Mobile Web Design For Dummies, and Social Media Design For Dummies. Advice in this webinar includes: – Appreciating the value of customer-centric design Using big images, big fonts, and big […]Read More design trends, mobile web design, responsive, web design, website
What’s on your 404 Page?
In the rush to get a new site online, or to keep your current site up to date, it’s easy to forget little details, such as the 404 Page — the page is what your visitors see when they follow a broken link, type in a bad URL, or otherwise try to open a page […]Read More content strategy, mobile web design, web design
Creating Responsive Designs with CSS Media Queries
Responsive web design is a great way to create website that work on small and large screen sizes. Responsive design involves creating one HTML page and then designing multiple style sheets to change the display based on the size of the screen where the page is viewed. This article reviews how to use media queries to target style sheets based in the width of the browser window.
Adding Audio and Video to Mobile Web Pages
The following code was featured in the book iPhone and iPad Web Design For Dummies. We include this code to save you a little typing if you are hosting your own video and want to link to it using mobile-friendly tags. BONUS TIP: Unless you’re running a really big website and have your own video […]Read More mobile web design
Creating the Ultimate Mobile Contact Page
To help you accomplish the most important goal in most mobile designs, you want to make sure it’s… … easy to dial a phone number. (It is a phone after all.) The Apple iOS automatically recognizes phone numbers and makes them clickable (or should we say, ‘touchable’ links). When a user touches the link, a […]Read More dwcs5, dwcs6, mobile web design
Great Examples of Responsive Web Design
If you’re looking for evidence of the growing popularity of responsive web design, just Google the phrase: “responsive web design examples,” and you’ll find numerous collections of design examples. Here are a few responsive designs to give you a flavor for what responsive design is all about. FoodSense.is BostonGlobe.com Anderson Wise Architects Antonio Gaudi example […]Read More dwcs6, mobile web design, responsive, web design