Capture Visitors' Attention Through Your Home Page What made me decide to share with you this article is the experience I had when I was working as a part-time freelancer. I remember that whenever I planned the design for websites, I always made it a point that the home page is the most attractive page on the site. I made sure that the home page can capture each viewer that visits the site, not only to scan the home page but to enjoy exploring the whole site. The home page is the page that loads when the Home button is clicked and usually the first page you see when a website loads. Responsive Web Design: What It Is and How To Use It - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Almost every new client these days wants a mobile version of their website. It’s practically essential after all: one design for the BlackBerry, another for the iPhone, the iPad, netbook, Kindle — and all screen resolutions must be compatible, too. In the next five years, we’ll likely need to design for a number of additional inventions.
Using CSS and HTML in Email Newsletters — Groundwire West Coast firm transfers clients to experts in Plone hosting UPDATE Mar. 12th, 2013: The board at Groundwire asked us to share this official press release (PDF) to help explain what has happened. INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 1, 2013 - Six Feet Up has acquired 110 Plone hosting clients from a partner in Seattle. Critique a Web Page in 30 Seconds or Less Critique a Web Page in 30 Seconds or Less by Bryan May 11, 2010 in Interaction Design, Business and Startups, Notable comments When you're ready to launch your website, you'll want to give visitors the best user experience possible. Learning to evaluate a website effectively is part art and part science, but it's a skill that can be learned. To develop an eye for what works on a website and what doesn't, there are few simple techniques that help you critique your website in 30 seconds or less. Note where your eyes go first - Type in your URL, then close your eyes before the page loads.
Building Cross-Platform Apps Using jQuery Mobile jQuery Mobile introduces a cross-platform and cross-device framework for developing mobile applications. It supports a wide variety of mobile browsers and delivers a unified user interface to the devices. It has simplified working with mobile browsers by abstracting away inconsistences between the vendors. Planning And Implementing Website Navigation - Smashing Magazine Advertisement The thing that makes navigation difficult to work with in Web design is that it can be so versatile. Navigation can be simple or complex: a few main pages or a multi-level architecture; one set of content for logged-in users and another for logged-out users; and so on. Because navigation can vary so much between websites, there are no set guidelines or how-to’s for organizing navigation. Designing navigation is an art in itself, and designers become better at it with experience.
How to Become an SEO Freelancer in 48 Hours EmailShare 376EmailShare I’d like to state up front that this is the longest post I’ve ever written here at Location 180. It’s more representative of the direction I’d like to take the site in the future, and is the culmination of the last year I’ve spent becoming an seo freelancer.If you take a weekend, read the resources provided, practice with your own site(s), you’ll have enough knowledge to lay the ground work of a location independent business. Interaction Design Pattern Library - Welie.com Suggest a pattern Have you seen new examples of patterns out there that have not been described on this site? Send me a link to an example and I'll add it to my to-do list. Suggest a pattern
Beautiful Background Image Navigation with jQuery In this tutorial we are going to create a beautiful navigation that has a background image slide effect. The main idea is to have three list items that contain the same background image but with a different position. The background image for each item will be animated to slide into place in […] View demoDownload source In this tutorial we are going to create a beautiful navigation that has a background image slide effect.
Submit URLs to Google with Fetch as Googlebot Webmaster Level: All The Fetch as Googlebot feature in Webmaster Tools now provides a way to submit new and updated URLs to Google for indexing. After you fetch a URL as Googlebot, if the fetch is successful, you’ll now see the option to submit that URL to our index. When you submit a URL in this way Googlebot will crawl the URL, usually within a day. We’ll then consider it for inclusion in our index. 12 Steps to better navigation Navigation should be thought of as a tool for your users. It’s there to help them find their way around your site. Like a map; only you’re marking the points on it and passing it over to your visitor to use.
30+ Search Engine Optimization Techniques You Cannot Miss You completed a web site for your business about three months ago, but you are still not seeing very many people visiting your web site. You do a little research and find that your web site is buried about ten pages deep on all of the major search engines. It seems that you have created a very nice web site, but it is not optimized for search engines, so your page rank is very low.