Category: Web Design

Entries related to websites: design, usability, analytics, technology etc. Also includes details on my own efforts to design websites, whether that be message board templates, Wordpress themes or my efforts to make resources for other people to use on their websites.

Playing with Bootstrap

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It’s been a while since I posted, and I feel bad about that as I’d been doing really well to blog once a month. Unfortunately my new job meant I was so exhausted all the time! I’d get up at 6am every day then catch two buses to work (one of which was usually late[…] Read the full article.

The Horror that is Clickbait

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A friend linked me to an article by Ben Collins on the Daily Beast this morning. It’s not a website that I usually visit, but the headline had me interested: “No, Spooning Isn’t Sexist. The Internet Is Just Broken.“. I’d been seeing references to the clickbait article that Collins was referencing in his headline crop[…] Read the full article.

Webflow CMS

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I came across the Webflow CMS on Ars Technica today and I was really interested in what they were doing. As someone who occasionally fiddles with CSS and websites, the amount of programs and tools I have to help me do this is quite large. This CMS seems to combine all of these tools into[…] Read the full article.

Update 08/10/2015

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Quick update on my progress for this week. I’ve been mostly working with WordPress code. My friend’s website that I made the theme for needed a quick check over because of some updates to WordPress. I ironed out all the bugs with that using the theme check plugin to make sure I’ve met the criteria[…] Read the full article.

Abbey Kindergarten Website

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My poking around in WordPress has empowered me to poke around with mum’s website and cook her up a custom theme. Originally when I designed it (2008 I think?) I’d made it in HTML/CSS. A simple fixed-width layout with nice bright colours. I even had a splash page for it, such was the trend at[…] Read the full article.