If your website is not friendly to mobile devices then you are seriously risking your search engine ranking. Responsive website design has been a standard inclusion in all our website design and development project for several years now. As of this month (April 2015) Google will now consider how friendly your website is as part […]
When we start to plan your website, before we consider website design, we consider what platform will be best suited to the website required for your business.
There are a multitude of website platforms available to choose from, some of which are available at no cost (open source) and some that attract licencing fees. These platforms […]
This article is part of our Website Design 101 series that has been written to provide an insight into some of the considerations we go through as website designers and developers. Our knowledge base comes from both a background in teaching web design at university level and almost 20 years experience in designing and developing […]
This post is the third in a series documenting how we have worked to increase our own search engine position for our most relevant key phrase. Due to having just a holding page online for an extended period, without any real content our site lost it’s relatively high ranking for “web design Brisbane”.
At the time […]
The popularity of WordPress in recent years has sparked an industry of its own in the designing and developing of WordPress themes. Some designers are making a living selling WordPress themes online through several key marketplaces. While these themes can be useful for some websites, they can also be responsible for some fundamental errors that […]
A number of years ago I taught website design at a local university to photography students. For the most part they were simply interested in showcasing their images, separated into different portfolio categories with little text content. The thinking was that the images should communicate the relevant information to the visitor. Fundamentally, that message was: my […]
How to choose a website designer in 2015
We wrote an article about choosing a website designer around 5 years ago and have decided to give it a complete re-write. The way in which website design has changed and the expectations that you may have as a client have altered during this period especially as the […]
This list is a summary of the web design tips we believe are relevant for 2015.
There is no doubt that responsive web design is an absolute requirement now. The range of devices and the time we all spend using them demands that we design websites that are completely functional on mobile phones and tablets. […]
A website’s home page is without doubt important. This article will discuss the relevance of the home page and how the design and layout of it can determine a number of the behaviours and transactions a website visitor should undertake.
Through teaching “web design” at a local university for almost 10 years and educating clients on a […]