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January 27, 2019

How to Create a Barebones WordPress Site

There are many important steps when building any site that are crucial to ensure a successful end product, we'll walk through one method using child themes.

December 27, 2018

Design Consistency is Key

When designing a brand, page layout or website, maintaining consistency throughout is important. It helps all parts look like they belong together while being easier to build overall.

November 28, 2018

Responsive Breakpoints

Tips on how to plan your CSS for responsive breakpoints when building mobile and desktop friendly web sites so that they look and work great desktop, notebooks, tablets and phones.

June 23, 2016

Vector vs. Raster Images for Web

In the world of HiDPI screens and responsive websites, having high quality images in your website designs is a must. Graphics must be readable at varying sizes when viewed on desktop and mobile devices.

May 28, 2016

Pros and Cons of Using a Website Template

These are all things that can help speed up the development process and let you focus on content rather than building a site from scratch. Are pre-built website themes the answer?

May 9, 2016

The Comping Process

When designing a website, the first step is and should always be scoping. This scope is what defines every other aspect of a web project, from cost to content to design. When the design process begins, there are three ways to approach it.

April 29, 2016

Using a BaseURL in Your Code

My site's configuration file lets me define a unique set of details based on my environment, whether it’s a subfolder on my localhost, a dev site subfolder on the remote host or the live site itself.

September 22, 2014

Death of the loading.gif

An animated gif can have only pre-specified colors marked as transparent which means they might not look good on anything other than a solid background. This can become a problem if you want these animated images on an unknown background color or a photo.