phases website design process

The entire website design process is equally important, from creating sitemaps and prototypes to mockups. While distinct, the overarching goal of sitemaps, prototypes, and mockups is to better explain jargon then can be done in the written word or vocally. We’ll review a few phases of the overall website design process, including planning, pre-design, and…

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Why Your Business Needs Content and Design

You may already know you need a beautiful, well-functioning, responsive website. But do you know why? A website gives you the ultimate opportunity to communicate with potential customers. It’s the one-stop-shop where they get to meet you, learn about your business, and decide if they want to purchase your product or service. Perfect. Now, how…

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custom web applications

What’s the difference between website, plugin, and custom web application? Hands up if the words website, plugin, and web application all sound like synonyms! To the untrained eye, these digital thingamajigs all seem to look and feel the same, but while they share some similar territory, they are actually quite different. Which is very important…

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great web developer

[and] What does a great web developer do? An SHD full-stack developer spotlight story and Q&A. Over the past few years, I’ve been fortunate enough to bear witness to the culmination of the Smack Happy Design (SHD) dream team that I am always honored to play my teensy role in. With our “unique team-first attitude”…

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Communicate to Your Web Designer

Communicate Your Vision to Your Design Team How do web designers transform client feedback into design? Even with an expert design team, communicating what you want can be done in ways that produce more efficient and effective results for you. Get the best results by planning a positive delivery, choosing your words carefully, communicating ideas…

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updating a poorly designed website sq

Updating a Poorly Designed Website Updating a bad web design doesn’t have to be overwhelming and doesn’t need to be done all at once.   We can’t emphasize enough how important it is to have a well-designed website for EVERY business no matter what year it is right now. This is the face of your…

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developer tools 2019

It is almost 2019, and we know that your new year’s resolutions list is growing, right? Whether you have one, zero, or 125 resolutions in mind, the end, as well as the beginning of the year, is a time that is often brimming with creativity as we usher in the new year! Here are a…

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gutenberg

WordCamp conferences are always wonderful learning hubs for all types of WordPress users. These conferences are held worldwide and are purely community-organized. Anyone from new website owners to the most seasoned core developers engages in sharing at least one facet of their WordPress experience, which in turn benefits everyone! Our very own Corina Pfeffer, Website…

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