Web Design Resource Category

When Breaking Web Design Rules Might Work for You

Written by Ruth Hawk

Web design has evolved as quickly as has the Internet as a whole. Along with that development has come certain rules, or best practices, that have proven themselves useful in guiding the development of appealing and effective websites. However, occasionally, as the saying goes, rules are meant to be broken, and occasionally, great web design comes when the rules are left behind. However, there are a few qualities that are true of successful forays into new web design territory.

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Dress Up Your Custom Web Design: The Use of Color in Communicating Your Message

Written by Ruth Hawk

Because color is so ubiquitous, its importance is often overlooked when it comes to web design. However, color is actually one of the most effective elements of custom web design. While there are as many ways to use color in web design as there are web pages, there are a few tips, tricks, and psychological facts that can help guide you toward more visually appealing web pages.

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Elements of a Web Design that Foster Learning

Written by Ruth Hawk

75% of companies offer some kind of online instruction for their employees, and millions of students are online.

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How to Simplify Your Web Design

Written by Ruth Hawk

Simplicity in web design wins customers. A 2012 study by Google revealed that complex web designs yielded fewer conversions than did simple web designs. In fact, the simpler the website, the more conversions that website earned. And, the more complex the website, the fewer the conversions it earned. People respond to simplicity because it makes […]

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Tips for Choosing Compelling Website Images

Written by Ruth Hawk

The old saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” has never been more true than it is in today’s digital age. With people impatient with long blocks of text, website owners like you must find ways to communicate your message quickly. In these situations, images provide the perfect solution. They deliver a message quickly, […]

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WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal: A Comparison

Written by Ruth Hawk

A content management system is a critically important element of a website. This platform provides the foundation you need to successfully design and run a website. And, no two CMS’s are alike. In a way, this diversity is a good thing.

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