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Articles / 6 Jul 2007
More and more is being said about web standards and the need to build compliant sites. That’s all well and good, but why is that the case, and what are the benefits to you of designing with standards in mind? How can you persuade a client to spend extra money on a standards compliant website?
Articles / 5 Jul 2007
When designing online, people often overlook the need to careful consideration of font styles, sizes and colours. How you display and position the words on your page can have a dramatic impact on how long people stay on your site, and how much they take in.
If you follow our five simple steps below, you will see a dramatic improvement in the look and feel of your designs. You’ll benefit from readers spending a little more time browsing through your pages.
Articles / 29 Jun 2007
As the popularity of Design Shack grows month on month, we have decided to expand it further and increase it’s functionality. As well as offering the same great CSS designs as before, Design Shack now contains tutorials, news articles and a whole new way of looking at our gallery.
You now search by how you would like to be inspired – by Colour, Layout or Category. This opens up a new realm of functionality for CSS gallery websites and enhances navigation greatly. It’s much easier to submit your website to us, and navigating around is a breeze. Designs load faster and are much more optimised than before.
We hope you enjoy it, and feel free to send us your feedback!
Articles / 18 Jun 2007
Often, when designing a website, the first things you consider are the colour scheme, logo and layout. All vital aspects, without a doubt, but make sure you take time to think about the fonts you are going to use along with all the elements surrounding typography. After all, your visitors are there to read the words you’ve written.
When the Internet was first conceived, there were only a couple of fonts available to use. With the introduction of CSS, designers now have much more control over which fonts are displayed and how they are laid out on the page.
Articles / 21 May 2007
Placing multiple colour or font schemes on your website blog is often an excellent addition, and it can help to customise your look and feel. It’s easy to add multiple stylesheets to your blog, and ensure that the user’s selection is stored on their computer so the style remains the same on each page.
Accessibility / 15 May 2007
Everyone needs to have an idea of what web accessibility is, and how they can make their site available to everyone. It’s not just about catering for disabled users, but to anyone with a web connection. Ignoring web accessibility is shooting yourself in the foot, alienating large numbers of potential readers.
Articles / 5 May 2007
HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) is the core of designing websites. Part three of this introduction covers the use of forms for collecting information from the visitor, and how to display tabular data in tables.
The first part of this tutorial dealt with the difference between HTML and CSS, a simple HTML page, and Paragraphs/Line Breaks/Headings. The second section discussed Hyperlinks, Pictures and Lists and the final section will now cover the use of forms for collecting information from the visitor, and how to display tabular data in tables.
Articles / 4 May 2007
HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) is the core of designing websites. Part two of this introduction covers the Hyperlinks, Pictures and Lists.
The first part of this tutorial dealt with the difference between HTML and CSS, a simple HTML page, and Paragraphs/Line Breaks/Headings. The second section will discuss Hyperlinks, Pictures and Lists.