For most of the web’s short lifetime, the primary way to design a website has been to create wireframes and comps (design compositions) of a site’s key pages. Oversimplifying a bit, designers identify these key pages and essentially create pictures of what the pages look like when presented on the web. ...Continue Reading
In the open source world, you often hear people observe that Drupal was built for developers while WordPress was built for content managers. This observation contains thinly veiled criticism of both platforms. For Drupal the implication is that the platform doesn’t provide a great user experience for content managers.
The criticism sticks because it is sort of true. ...Continue Reading
What makes a great website? Is it the copy writing? The layout? The interactive features? The copious amounts of cute animal pictures? Maybe it’s all of the above. And more.
No matter what it is that makes your website great, you can do it in Drupal.
Drupal is a popular open source content management system (CMS) much like WordPress....Continue Reading
With so many articles griping about the bad font choices that new web designers use, it seemed appropriate to write one that didn’t end with an ode to your top seed, Comic Sans. Instead, I’ve completely disrupted that trend by placing it at number 3. Here are 10 fonts that hurt my feelings....Continue Reading
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then the digital team that worked on the 2012 Obama campaign must be feeling downright exalted.
After a bunch of experimentation and testing, the 2012 Obama campaign ended up with a donation page layout that included a large, inspiring quote of the candidate and a stepped donation process that made it dead simple to give (you can see an updated version here). ...Continue Reading