Blog posts based on the topic of Web Development

7 Ways to Utilize User-Generated Content in 2019

2019-01-07T11:07:02+01:00January 4th, 2019|

Of course, figuring out the right way to incorporate user-generated content into your site or blog can be a real challenge. It has to be done in a way that engages your audience while subtly marketing your business to the masses without feeling redundant, staged, or all over the place. These ideas can help you think up some unique ways to utilize UGC in a way that works for your brand.

10 Ways to Design Your Website for Mobile Speed

2018-09-11T11:30:31+01:00August 27th, 2018|

Have you performed a mobile speed test lately? How does your website rank? A slow website can turn mobile users away. Ideally, you want your design to load just as quickly for 3G users on phones as it does for desktop users on Wi-Fi.

GDPR FAQs

2018-09-11T11:15:56+01:00May 8th, 2018|

The GDPR was approved and adopted by the EU Parliament in April 2016. The regulation will take effect after a two-year transition period and, unlike a Directive it does not require any enabling legislation to be passed by government; meaning it will be in force May 2018. 

What Are The Benefits Of Having A SSL Certificate?

2018-03-06T16:15:51+01:00March 6th, 2018|

What Are The Benefits Of Having A SSL Certificate? SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is a cryptographic protocol whose primary objective is to keep the communication safe on the internet. The certificate is digitally signed file issued for [...]

Design for the Future of Human-Computer Interaction

2017-12-12T18:02:26+01:00November 23rd, 2017|

Peter Smart, head of user experience and strategy at global design lab, Fantasy Interactive, gave a thought provoking talk about our relationships with our devices and how the lines between us and our technology are becoming blurred!

The Pros, Cons And Future Of Flat Design

2017-12-12T18:02:26+01:00October 31st, 2017|

With so much information related to the evolution of the graphic design, I don’t think there is any designer who can deny that flat design is one of the latest and hottest trends in the graphic design world. Having its own roots in the minimalist design, this visually simple and simplistic style can have many different forms and definitions.

NEED MORE ECOMMERCE TRAFFIC? FOLLOW THESE STEPS

2017-12-12T18:02:27+01:00October 18th, 2017|

Your category pages are actually more important than your individual product pages. It’s more important for you to compete for broad keywords, like “deck shoes”, then individual product lines and models. You want to make sure that your category pages are perfectly optimized for the products, brands, and models that appear on those pages. This means putting your keyword in the image ALT, the H1 tag, the page description, the page title, and scattered appropriately throughout the page.

10 Guidelines to Improve Your Web Accessibility

2017-12-12T18:02:27+01:00August 11th, 2017|

According to W3C, web accessibility means that every person can perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to the web. In this regard, website accessibility encompasses all conditions that affect access to the web, including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, and neurological disabilities.

Shocking WordPress Stats 2017

2018-03-22T11:44:05+01:00August 1st, 2017|

WordPress is a global phenomenon that has come a long way since the release of the first version in 2003. The community has grown considerably, and that growth doesn't seem to be slowing down. WordPress is now the most dominant CMS on the market — standing head and shoulders above the competition with a good chunk of the marketshare.

Want To Work With Insight

2017-12-12T18:02:29+01:00October 15th, 2016|

Insight Design Studio Cork are looking to hire an additional experienced WordPress developer to join our friendly and hard­working team. The successful applicant will be responsible for working within in a team, building, managing, maintaining and developing clients websites.

Web technologies that thankfully died

2017-12-12T18:02:29+01:00September 27th, 2016|

Web technologies that thankfully died Hard as it is to believe, it’s been over 20 years since the World Wide Web has become a mainstream part of our collective culture. It has played a major part in changing [...]

Tips For Choosing The Right Domain Name

2017-12-12T18:02:30+01:00September 12th, 2016|

Tips For Choosing The Right Domain Name Your domain name is an indispensable component of your website. It should be easy for people to remember and search for and find when they require your services. Here are some tips [...]

3 Image Tips To Speed Up Your Website

2017-12-12T18:02:31+01:00September 2nd, 2016|

3 Image Tips To Speed Up Your Website As the old saying goes, a picture paints a thousand words. Images on your website are a great way to communicate with users and to show them what your business is [...]

3 ways to Create Website Mockups

2017-12-12T18:02:32+01:00August 13th, 2016|

3 ways to Create Website Mockups There's lots of ways to create a mockup. It's true that there is no "best" way, but depending on certain UI and UX designer's styles and preferences (and the design process), some will [...]

The Importance of Maintaining your Website

2017-12-12T18:02:33+01:00July 7th, 2016|

The Importance of Maintaining your Website Give your Website some attention - Receive the attention you deserve!   One of the most often overlooked  & critical components to any successful website strategy is ongoing [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know Your Browser Can Do

2017-12-12T18:02:34+01:00June 10th, 2016|

5 Things You Didn't Know Your Browser Can Do Many of the following features are supported in every browser on every device, but the great thing about the Web as we know is if we use features to progressively [...]

Our Top Free Web Resources

2017-12-12T18:02:38+01:00April 30th, 2016|

Our Top Free Web Resources No matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web designing, sometimes you can't accomplish that perfect design without the right tools, codes and resources. You can purchase these tools and resources, but most [...]

One Page Websites – Pro’s & Con’s

2017-12-12T18:02:38+01:00April 15th, 2016|

One Page Websites - Pro's & Con's Love them or Hate them, one page themes are here to stay, it seems. There are a lot of mixed feelings around the one page website, this really isn't about opinions, [...]

What Exactly Is Responsive Web Design?

2017-12-12T18:02:39+01:00March 24th, 2016|

What exactly is Responsive Web Design? As the name suggests, Responsive Web Design responds to the user’s viewport, device, or platform. Essentially, it’s a design that can attractively fit inside any screen resolution. Responsive web design is currently [...]

How to Plan a New Website Project

2018-01-05T15:13:07+01:00January 16th, 2016|

How to Plan a New Website Project The key to a successful website project is planning. Its not easy starting a new project if its not an area you work in, most people who seek websites are usually not [...]

Top 10 Web Design Trends 2016

2017-12-12T18:02:41+01:00December 29th, 2015|

Top Ten Web Design Trends to expect in 2016 Are you ready for 2016? Let’s bring on the web design trends. The new year will come with plenty of new techniques and trends, but the dominant theme is [...]