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Designing for Accessibility

Designing for Accessibility

Disability is commonly thought of as a human trait or attribute, however, disability is defined as the disconnect that occurs between a person’s needs and the environment, product, or service they’re interacting with. Eliminating these disconnects with the inclusion of things like curb cuts, non-visual crosswalk signals, braille on public signs, etc., can help accommodate for people with a range of different abilities.

Steve's Operating System, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Linux

Steve's Operating System, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Linux

I don't like using OSX, and I definitely don't like using Windows. I find them bloated and full of things I don't want or need. The obligatory graphical interfaces are needlessly complex and full of visual clutter, bristling with sleek animations and distracting effects. I don't want to be entertained by my operating system. I just want it to manage my applications, processes, and windows. And I want it to do so quietly, unobtrusively, with a minimum of glitz and fuss. Where can a poor developer turn?

How to Foster Collaboration Between Designers and Developers

How to Foster Collaboration Between Designers and Developers

The traditional web agency workflow has been defined by handoffs – the project manager hands off the design brief to the designer, who hands that off to the developers, who hand it back to the project manager, who presents it to the client, who have changes and edits; then the whole cycle starts over again.

Increase your Site’s Speed by Optimizing your Product Page Photos

Increase your Site’s Speed by Optimizing your Product Page Photos

It’s no question that high-definition photos have a higher impact on customers than low-resolution or blurry ones. During a customer’s in-store experience they are able to pick up and visually inspect an item before deciding to purchase it. Online customers lose out on this experience, which puts more pressure on product photography to make customers feel as if they are seeing the item in person.

5 Black Friday Ecommerce Pro-Tips

5 Black Friday Ecommerce Pro‑Tips

If shopping is a sport, Black Friday is the ultimate showdown. We’ve put together this survival kit to help you get through planning and preparing your Black Friday marketing promotions.

Google's New Algorithm

Google's New Algorithm

In this week's tip we are talking about Google's new algorithm and what it means for your site.