18th December 2015 | By:

Google's new page ranking algorithm

If having a mobile-friendly website was important before, well then now it’s more important than ever. Google has announced a new algorithm they intend to put into effect by the 21st of April – in a little less than a… Continue

13th December 2015 | By:

Smart Objects in Adobe Photoshop

Smart objects are layers that contain raster or vector image data from Photoshop or Illustrator files. They preserve an image’s source content with all its original characteristics. This allows the user to perform non-destructive editing to the layer. This means… Continue

8th December 2015 | By:

An Introduction to Image Compression [PART 2]

Unfortunately, preparing images for the web can be a bit of a faff. There’s not really a perfect file format that will work for everything and cater for all your needs. There are certain file formats that are more suited… Continue

6th December 2015 | By:

An Introduction to Image Compression

In this ever-increasing technological era that we live in, where images are of the highest quality possible, it comes at a hefty price – file size. Whatever media-orientated profession you work in, or even if it’s just a hobby, it… Continue

2nd December 2015 | By:

An Introduction to Conversion Rate Optimization

Conversion Rate Optimization (or CRO) is the process of improving your website with the aim of trying to engage a greater percentage of users with content, products or services on your site. Ultimately, you’re trying to increase your number of… Continue

23rd August 2015 | By:

A First Glance at Window 10

It’s been a few weeks since Microsoft officially released Windows 10 and while the majority of Windows users are still using older versions, on it’s first day there were already 14 million people making the switch, with a total of… Continue

24th July 2015 | By:

An Introduction to Font Types

In a previous blog post, we looked at the impact that well chosen typography can have in web design. Fortunately, with CSS we can import different fonts with the @font-face declaration and then reference this with the ‘font-family’ property. However,… Continue

17th July 2015 | By:

An Introduction to Cookies

Since the introduction of the EU legislative cookie law in 2012, websites that use cookies are required to inform and acquire consent from users that visit a website upon arrival, as part of the ePrivacy Directive.  While a cookie can’t… Continue