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Articles, education, ideas, and general great reading.

“If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.” Zig Ziglar

A website with a blog dedicated to web design topics? How original. But it’s necessary. How else can I show off my knowledge?

As a designer of websites since 2014, I have learned a great deal about what it takes to be a web designer. And practicing professional web design takes time and persistence.

The issue for most people looking to make their website dreams a reality is that when they search on Google, they quickly become overwhelmed by the avalanche of information.

And, as if the information overload wasn’t enough, the range of jargon is staggering. Worse still, amateur web designers have varying interpretations of terminology, which causes confusion. It really helps if all parties use and understand the correct lingo!

Do you want to learn more about specific subjects relative to your project’s needs? Here is a breakdown of a few subjects that might help you:

UX Web Design

This subject explores the world of user experience design (UX design), from its fundamental principles to the latest trends and best practices. You can learn what’s involved and why it’s important to implement it in your project.

User Interface Web Design

User Interface (UI) Design creates visually appealing and user-friendly interfaces for digital products.

Website Speed

Website speed, in terms of user experience (and SEO) is crucial to your bottom line. Fast loading sites = visitor and financial returns.

Web design cost

Web design cost is a primary concern for anyone needing a new website. Let me demystify the pricing process.

What Does A Web Designer Does

When someone says, “I’m a web designer,” are they really? I guarantee you’ll be surprised what it takes to be one!

Website Copywriting

Website copywriting isn’t a complicated matter, except it is. The skill is in the intricacies of writing effective copy to attract visitors.

Web Page Elements and Their Fundamental Purpose

It’s essential to understand the various web page elements and their roles in providing your users with the best experience possible.

Website Security

Website Security is fundamental to staying safe on the web. Without top-level protection, your identity is up for grabs.

  • Home Page Layout Through Effective Design
    Home page layout is a hugely significant subject—your online reputation depends on it. The home page of a website is usually the first point of contact a visitor has with your brand. It serves as the digital storefront, the initial handshake, and the first impression all combined. Creating an effective home page requires consideration of… Read more: Home Page Layout Through Effective Design
  • UX Design: The Art and Science of UX Design
    This post will explore the world of UX design, from its fundamental principles to the latest trends and best practices.
  • User Interface Design – It’s Not a Big Mystery
    User Interface Design creates visually appealing and user-friendly interfaces for digital products. Read on to learn UI principles.
  • Website Speed and Why It Matters
    Website speed, in SEO terminology, refers to how fast a web page loads, particularly on mobile devices. Why is website speed an important issue?
  • Web Design Cost
    Web design cost is a primary concern for anyone needing a new website. Let me demystify the pricing process. Not all projects are created equal. The scope, complexity, and deadlines of each project make it individual. As such, a pricing structure needs to be flexible.
  • What Does A Web Designer Do?
    When someone says, “I’m a web designer,” what do they mean? I guarantee the definition differs from the person who says, “I need a web designer”.
  • What is Website Copywriting?
    Website copywriting isn’t a complicated matter, except it is. On the one hand, if you are writing copy (content) for the reader’s benefit, then the process is as straightforward as explaining your point of view. If, on the other hand, you want to reach as many readers as possible, then things get complicated.
  • Web Page Elements and Their Fundamental Purpose
    Web page elements are fundamental to understanding the site’s content and navigating and interacting with that content. Elements come together to create a seamless and immersive online experience.
  • ‘Affordable’ Website Design vs Professional Design
    Affordable website design versus the cost of hiring professional web designers is a tricky subject. This article looks at where the two cross over.
  • SEO: How To Beat Your Rivals in the SERPs Race
    In this article, we’ll look deep into the realm of SEO, uncovering its inner workings, best practices, and strategies to drive your pages to the top of the SERPs.
  • Website Security Best Practices: Protecting Your Online Presence
    Websites are fundamental to our digital ecosystem, offering individuals, businesses, and organisations a platform to communicate and conduct transactions. Website Security is fundamental to staying safe on the web. Without top-level protection, your identity is up for grabs.
  • Responsive Design: An Approach to Modern Web Development
    Responsive Design is a fundamental concept in modern web development that ensures web content adapts to various screen sizes and devices.
  • Boosting Your Website Performance: Expert Tips for Optimisation Success
    In today’s digital age, website performance is paramount. Whether you’re a blogger, business owner, or web developer, the speed and responsiveness of your website play a crucial role in attracting and retaining visitors.
  • User Experience Explained
    User Experience Design – or UX Design – refers to the user’s understanding of your content layout when interacting with your products or services.