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How to report a problem with your website

Even the best of websites suffer problems from time-to-time. Thankfully, if you’ve chosen a decent quality web designer any significant problems will be unearthed during the testin…

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Online portfolio tips

If you have a website and you’re in any kind of creative industry—be it a photographer or a kitchen designer/fitter—a good portfolio is crucial. This article provides six bits of a…

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Your website looks pretty but…

The design of your website is important but as I’ve discussed before, a website is more than just good design. In this blog I outline some of the mistakes designers make when desig…

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How to make a website easier to navigate

Some sites are huge. Using a site with a large number of pages can be like negotiating your way through a complicated labyrinth. So here are some tips on how to make a website easi…

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How to add photos to your website

Almost all websites use photography in one way or another. But how are you going to add photos to your website? Here are three ways: Take them yourself It seems like almost everyon…

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What if you don’t like your web designer’s concept of your website?

It happens to the best of us occasionally: we design a concept for a website and the client doesn’t like it. Unlike the technical specification of a website—which tends to be black…

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Can you use any font/typeface on your website?

Since this blog post was published the use of font-face has become widespread. There are many commercial font-face services like TypeKit as well as the free Google Fonts. The info…

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Web design inspiration

If you’ve come here expecting to see asiteaday.org it has been discontinued. asiteaday.org was my own bespoke gallery but I no longer have time to manage it. Rather than show you a…

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How to spot a good web design portfolio

A web design portfolio is to a web designer what an exhibition is to an artist: the chance to show off his or her work to the general public via a carefully selected cross–section…

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Things that can get in the way of a good website

If you expect every web project to go smoothly you’re being extremely naive. Problems always occur but most of the time they’re minor enough to fix right away. Other times the issu…

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