I suggest avoiding the word “welcome” on any Web site homepage. It’s a cliché and a missed opportunity to convey useful information about your firm. Spend time writing some brief copy — something slightly different to the about page would be appropriate to the home page. Also, “welcome” is an appropriate greeting upon first greeting someone […]
If there is more than one person tweeting for your company you might want to consider using this new software that adds many features to a company’s twitter-based branding efforts: Multiple Accounts and Multiple Users Manage up to five Twitter accounts through a single CoTweet login. Invite colleagues to join your accounts to work as […]
Google has begun to phase out support for Internet Explorer 6, the browser identified as the weak link in a cyber attack on the search engine. via BBC News – Google phases out support for IE6.
A great list of resources for designing clean sites. “ The grid system is an aid, not a guarantee. It permits a number of possible uses and each designer can look for a solution appropriate to his personal style. But one must learn how to use the grid…” via The Grid System.
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I avoid Flash unless it’s really needed—and I wonder if these stats take into account the rise of iPhones that can’t view any flash and other devices that might have limited capabilities. Adobe® Flash® Player is the world’s most pervasive software platform, used by over 2 million professionals and reaching 99.0% of Internet-enabled desktops in […]
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Twitter gives you a fragmented experience of opinions, events, news, ideas and feedback largely because its structured to accommodate non-contextual usability: You can easily follow thousands of users and listen in and enter into conversations conducted among multiple users at any point. And this is usually the case. via Doshdosh: 17 Ways You Can Use Twitter: […]
New! For Mac OS X 10.5 or later, (Intel only) via Google Chrome – Download a new browser.
Came across this great auction of emerging photographers. A well-built WordPress-based site, I might add. This is a benefit for a Canadian-based, photo-oriented non profit called The Magenta Foundation. You can also check out their upcoming call for entries: All photographers in Canada, the UK and the US 34 years of age and under may […]
Recently I have begun rebuilding a number of old sites that were built by hand using WordPress. Here’s another client who is thrilled to be empowered by the robust tools provided in WordPress. SEO tools, blogging and advanced image management are the key interests for this client. Viola Floral Design offers custom arrangements for weddings, […]
Clones Matrix? sounds like a movie i saw recently… Actually, I found a really useful resource today that has a features table-type comparison of various scripts that display images and other objects in CSS popups/nodal windows. via The Lightbox Clones Matrix « planetOzh. See also: blueprintds.com: top-14-jquery-photo-slideshow-gallery-plugins