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How to Annoy your Website Visitors in 7 Easy Steps.

Sarcasm may be the lowest form of wit, but it beats boring, so here goes… 1. Have a pointless splash screen A splash screen is a page that you make your customers go through before getting to your actual site … Continue reading »

Website Animation – Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should

Animation can enhance an online experience, but it’s important to practise restraint. Ask yourself what the purpose is in making your customers wait while an animation of your rotating logo is loading, and what target market are you trying to … Continue reading »

Dated Web Trends

An infographic by WhoIsHostingThis.com

New Responsive Design

You may have noticed that our blog skin no longer matches the rest of our website. This is because we are slowly converting the site to a new responsive design and haven’t gotten to the blog yet. We will be … Continue reading »

New Collaboration Directory

Since its inception back in 2007, this site www.web-design.co.za has grown far more popular than we could have hoped for. Back in 2010, we had to start an International Web Design Directory to deal with all our foreign applications, but … Continue reading »

Browser Testing for Multiple IE’s and Mobiles

You’re a good web designer and you want to ensure that the websites you design are accessible, user friendly and display correctly for as wide an audience as possible. Its simple enough to install the ‘big 5’: Internet Explorer, Firefox, … Continue reading »

Working for Free…The Right Way.

As a web designer (or graphic designer), you are going to get a fair amount of requests for free work. Sometimes it will be disguised to sound like something else, but in the end it boils down to you doing … Continue reading »

WYSIWYG? …Not really.

WYSIWYG is an acronym that stands for “What You See Is What You Get” and in the web design world, refers to applications like Adobe Dreamweaver, MS FrontPage, ExpressionWeb and other similar programs that allow people with no knowledge of … Continue reading »

Designers: Save your eyes with f.lux

Designers, almost more than any other workers, punish their eyes by routinely working deadlines late into the night. f.lux is a small free program developed to help reduce eye-strain. Basically it warms up the colour temperature of your screen during … Continue reading »

Top 100 Web Design Blogs

The team at CouponAudit has put together the below infographic regarding the top 100 web design blogs in the world, and listed this blog as number 35… This infographic is no longer available so we have removed the link to … Continue reading »


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