Design

Your Awful Fonts, Ranked

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....

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Attack of the Clones: 2016 Candidates “Borrow” Obama’s Donation Page Design

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). ...

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The Good and the Ugly: A Tale of 15 Presidential Campaign Websites

How do the candidates stack up?

Your website is your digital doppelganger. Making a good first impression can determine success or failure.

When it comes to running for president in the digital era, a well designed website may be the most important tool in the proverbial toolbox.  ...

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Twenty Great 404 Error Pages

Human being are fallible creatures, so when surfing the web it is inevitable that they will occasionally mistype a URL or try to access a page that no longer exists.  When this happens visitors hit a site’s 404 error page which tells users and search engines that the page they are looking for can’t be found....

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E-Commerce 101

So you’ve decided to start selling your products online but you already have a website. You want it to look great, you want to give your users a great experience, and you don’t want to break the bank.

When deciding the best way to integrate ecommerce into your site,...

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