What to Look For when Researching Working Websites

Out of the hundreds of millions of websites available online, only an incredibly small fraction are noticed by the public at large. And what’s worse, this small fraction is inherently niche specific, so it becomes even less likely that a website will ever be found. This is obviously why search engine optimization plays such a
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The importance of good navigation design for your website

Take a quick moment to reflect on some of the best-looking, most popular websites you’ve ever visited. If you had to name a few reasons why they were so popular, you probably wouldn’t think about big-dollar marketing campaigns or teams of designers and SEO experts working to promote the site through the ranks. Instead, you
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What you need to look for in a good logo

Your logo is one of the most important – if not the most important – pieces of your website’s graphic design. A poorly designed, or an over or under-designed logo, will rob your website of credibility and make it look like you don’t know what you’re talking about. There are no hard and fast rules
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Have you taken note of your image sizes? A guide on image compression and how to do it

One of the most distressing moments in a computer professional’s life is when their mother tells them she wants to email them some photos. Unless you have a very high speed internet connection, this means your inbox will be backed up for the next hour as you download six image files that would barely fit
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Are you designing your website for widescreen monitors yet?

Technology changes all the time, and the type of technology people like to use is always shifting. The latest fashion is to have screens that are much wider than they are tall – it makes for better video watching, and allows you to see more information on a screen in one go. Yet strangely, most
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Why you should avoid frames in your website design

Web designers are occasionally confronted with clients who have antiquated conceptions of what makes a website good. The most frustrating of these is the use of frames. Frames were cool in the early days of the internet, before CSS made styling web pages so much simpler. Frames essentially tell the browser to create a divide
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How Do Websites use Cookies?

If you’re operating or interested in operating any type of website business, you would do well to learn about various terminology of the web and also about the many tricks of the trade used in order to calculate data. One piece of information that’s great to know about before getting started is the website cookies.
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