13 Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention to Mobile Web Performance

Jun 13 2014 by Tammy Everts | 5 Comments

Mobile is no longer on the sidelines. If you’re not already thinking mobile first, you should at least consider it. Let’s go over compelling data that demonstrate the importance of focusing on performance for mobile devices.

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Digital Typography Needs to Move Forward

Jun 11 2014 by Justina Bakutyte | 2 Comments

Digital typography is relatively old. With digital type having been around for 30 years, it’s surprising to me that we still haven’t moved much outside of the concepts we have borrowed from print.

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Building Localization-Ready Websites: Tips and Things to Consider

Jun 9 2014 by Robert Hunt | 1 Comment

Only 5.3% of the world’s population speaks English as their first language. Research shows that in order to reach 90% of Internet users, we need to be able to support 21 languages1.

If you are trying to reach a global audience, language localization is an important factor to consider when developing a website.

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Exciting Improvements in WordPress 3.9

Jun 6 2014 by Marko Heijnen | No Comments

As an active member in the WordPress community, I was able to take part in the latest major version release: WordPress 3.9.

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Free Business & Finance Vector Icon Set (EPS)

May 16 2014 by Jacob Gube | 4 Comments

Free Business & Finance Vector Icon Set (EPS)

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An Argument for Transparent Pricing in Web Design

May 12 2014 by Casey Ark | 13 Comments

If you’ve seen a lot of web design agency sites lately, you might have noticed that they all share a few common traits:

  • Needlessly vague wording (if I have to hear "integrated solutions" or "innovative solutions" one more time, I may break).
  • Clean design.
  • Absolutely no pricing details whatsoever. Prospective clients are forced to fill out a quote request form to get even a general price range.

The last point is what I’ll be talking about.

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What Design Really Means

Apr 28 2014 by Marcin Treder | 10 Comments

Design is an imprecise term. Especially when used in regular language.

For instance, someone who believes "design" is quantified solely by a product’s visual appeal might be disappointed when they get a set of gray boxes and lines — a wireframe — as a deliverable created by a talented designer.

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