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Front-page slideshows are bad for your website

Whether because they slow down the loading of the site, get in the way of what the visitor is looking for, or are often ignored as a type of ad banner, many websites would benefit from moving away from these legacy page elements to implement better and more user-friendly alternatives.

25th August 2015 | Read more »

“The fold” is still very important in web design

Website visitors can and do scroll the page to find what they're looking for. That doesn't make this scrolling action a good user interface design solution.

21st July 2015 | Read more »

Containers and modules in web design

Using modules in front end web programming to allow more flexibility and more independence from site layouts for content elements.

29th June 2015 | Read more »

Cleaner layout and better navigation

If you’re reading this on the website (and not in an RSS reader or the like) then you’re seeing the new version of the website. Similar to the old one in general terms, but re-built (again) from the ground up using LESS and a dusting of jQuery. There…

15th November 2013 | Read more »

Serving a multilingual website audience

The latest article at A List Apart is a must-read for anyone serious about developing and running a website which should attract visitors who speak languages other than English.

4th December 2012 | Read more »