In our website development section we provide information to help educate our clients on the principles of professional Web design – this includes the Web development steps we take with new websites and full redevelopments, information on the different aspects of a contemporary layout design, an overview of the benefits of responsive Web design, what’s needed for online stores and shops, and the effective use of Web type and color.
Our development steps page is provided to help explain our Web design process. Our steps include the initial Web development assessment, defining the type of website needed to best meet the needs of the specific business, the visual look of the website, the content to be added, gathering of development assets, estimate and quote, client contract and deposit, the proof of concept design to finalizing development, SEO, and site submission.
Web Layout Design
Our Web layout design page is provided to help our clients understand the details of contemporary Web layouts, specifically the structural elements of a design, how content is typically provided for in a layout, and most importantly, the best practices of layout design to ensure that the website’s end result is a professional one.
Responsive Web Design
Our responsive design page provides a bit of history on responsive layouts, and explains why responsive layouts are the current web standard, and the benefits they provide both to you as a business owner and to your users who view your Web pages in mobile devices.
Online Stores and Shops
Our online stores and shops page is provided to help explain what’s needed to sell online, and includes information on PayPal carts and integration, merchant accounts, self-hosted eCommerce (WooCommerce), and the best hosted eCommerce solutions.
Typography and Color
Our typography and color page provides information on the use of Web-safe fonts, and how to use color effectively for Web pages. In our typography section We explain the difference between serif and sans-serif fonts, common CSS options for type styling, font embedding, and the best practices to ensure effective contrast and ADA accessibility and visitor engagement. In our color for the Web section we explain a bit about color theory and the options that work best for websites to provide visual structure and maximum accessibility for all visitors.