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Infographic Looks At Web Design Trends

Infographic Looks At Web Design Trends

By Chris Crum July 17, 2014

A few months ago, we shared an infographic from Aptitude looking at the history of web design that was pretty popular. Today, we have one from WhoIsHostingThis? examining trends in web design for 2014. “Websites have certainly changed over the …

Demand Media To Launch Designs.com Platform Demand Media To Launch Designs.com Platform

Demand Media announced that later this year, it will launch Designs.com, as the new gTLDs become available. The site will feature a platform to create designs for sites utilizing the new domain extensions. “The goal is to have easy ways …

Google: We Still Need Text To Index Your Content Google: We Still Need Text To Index Your Content
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Google’s latest Webmaster Help video discusses Google’s need for text in indexing content. Matt Cutts responds to a question about how important text is in getting Google to understand their site. The user has a site that is mostly made …

Matt Cutts On Google's Handling Of Single-Page Sites Matt Cutts On Google's Handling Of Single-Page Sites
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Google has released its latest Webmaster Help video. This time, Matt Cutts discusses single-page sites, and how Google handles them. Specifically, he responds to the following user-submitted question: What does Google think of single-page websites? They are becoming more complex …

Go Daddy Acquires M.dot For 'Mobile First' Strategy Go Daddy Acquires M.dot For 'Mobile First' Strategy

Go Daddy announced today that it has acquired M.dot Inc., the makers of popular small business website creation/management app M.dot. Go Daddy says the move will bolster its “mobile first” strategy, as it will offer it to its 11 million …

Look At Craigslist's New Visual Design Style Look At Craigslist's New Visual Design Style

Craigslist is well known for its design, or lack thereof, so it’s interesting that the site now has a more visual listing style. Jeremy Zawodny tweeted about the changes over a week ago, but they’ve gone relatively undiscussed until TechCrunch …

The Best Drunken SEO Pitch You'll Hear Today The Best Drunken SEO Pitch You'll Hear Today
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McCollum & Griggs LLC, a Kansas City law firm has put out a humorous clip featuring a voicemail they claim comes from West Coast SEO company. The guy, who the firm says is drunk (which does appear to be quite …

Google Talks About Optimizing For Tablets Google Talks About Optimizing For Tablets
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If your site isn’t optimized for different devices that people are using, it’s not going to look good for Google when they point users to your site. This is something to keep in mind, when you’re considering optimizing for mobile …

Mozilla Mozaic Might Be The Future Of Bookmarks Mozilla Mozaic Might Be The Future Of Bookmarks
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The bookmark hasn’t changed in a long time. Regardless of browser, the bookmark is a link in a long line of other links that the user has saved for easy access. Chris Lee, an interaction designer and developer working with …

Adobe Introduces Edge Tools For Web Development Adobe Introduces Edge Tools For Web Development
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Adobe and its products have been instrumental in constructing how we view the Web. Flash was, and still is, a major innovator in the Web-based video and gaming arena. The company, however, saw that HTML5 will one day be the …

Treehouse Is Growing, About To Offer Android Courses Treehouse Is Growing, About To Offer Android Courses
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Web design and development site Treehouse is gaining users. Users that are willing to pay at least $25 a month to build their skills. Over the weekend, Treehouse surpassed 12,000 users. “That’s not just 12,000 folks signed up to an …

Google Has New Advice For Mobile SEO Google Has New Advice For Mobile SEO

Google has been pushing its “GoMo” campaign for a while, trying to get sites set up for mobile success, but today, Google posted specific recommendations for smartphone-optimized sites on its Webmaster Central blog. Google says it supports the following configurations …

Facebook Acquires Design Agency Bolt Peters Facebook Acquires Design Agency Bolt Peters

I wouldn’t say that the current Facebook design is anti-user friendly, but it could use some improvements. Facebook’s latest hiring suggests that they’re taking user experience very seriously. You might not be aware of Bolt Peters, but they are a …

Exclusive: Adobe on CS6, Creative Cloud, & New Focus Exclusive: Adobe on CS6, Creative Cloud, & New Focus

On Monday, Adobe made some big announcements including the next version of its professional design software suite and a new cloud service for syncing, sharing, and storing files. Although there is always excitement surrounding news from the leading company in digital experiences, this week’s announcements were especially intriguing since they included 14 new products and 4 new Creative Suite additions.

Leverage Browser Strengths For A Faster Site Leverage Browser Strengths For A Faster Site

We recently talked about reducing HTTP requests. Here’s a quick recap: Slow web pages impede your website’s goals; 90% of a typical web page’s slowness happens after the HTML has been downloaded; Reducing the number of HTTP requests triggered by …

How to Develop a Next-Generation Mobile Strategy How to Develop a Next-Generation Mobile Strategy
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According to an IDC forecast, by 2015 more U.S. Internet users will access the Internet through mobile devices than through PCs or other desktop devices. As smartphones begin to outsell simpler feature phones, and as tablet sales continue to explode, …

Google Posts 2 Webinars On Going Mobile Google Posts 2 Webinars On Going Mobile
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Google has posted a pair of webinars from its “GoMo” campaign, which is an initiative to get people to create mobile-friendly sites. One of the webinars is for advertisers and one is for publishers. They both include tips and case …