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On April 21, 2015 Google Search expanded its use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking factor in mobile searches. Some referred to this as “Mobilegeddon”.
As a followup, Google recently increased the importance of a mobile-friendly site on March 16, 2016.
This leads us to believe that having a mobile-friendly site will continue to become more important over time. But what does “mobile-friendly” mean?read more
Wordpress, like most software, is always changing. These changes can be minor, behind-the-scenes performance upgrades or more noticeable visual updates or functionality enhancements. Keeping WordPress and its supporting software up-to-date with monthly maintenance is...read more
A design feature that is becoming more common is a full-screen background image, typically found on a site’s homepage. The image usually responds to the device’s screen size so that no matter what, the image covers the entire screen.
This can lead to some very engaging design and do a great job of setting the tone for a site. However, there are a couple of concerns that should be addressed when using this approach.
The obvious one is that a very large image will need to be used to cover instances of visitors who are viewing the site on large displays. There are a number of ways to approach this and here are just a couple of links that cover it.read more
A popular trend lately is to feature full-width sections on a web page. These sections are typically different colors and provide a clean, organized way to show content.
A great addition to these sections is to include a caret (down arrow) between sections. Carets naturally draw the eye toward the next section and are easy to add.read more
There are times when two separate parties need to track a site’s analytics. Let’s say you’ve just been hired by a new client. Their site has been around for a few years and they’ve had Google Analytics set up with it. Of course, they want to use their analytics code on the new site but you also would like to add your own tracking code as well.read more
So you finally decided to update your website? Great! Now what?
To get started you’ll need two things, an idea and a budget.
The fact that you want to update your site means that you already have some ideas in mind. Let’s go over these four basic questions to make sure that we have everything covered.read more