Aesthetics are a Means to an End, not an End in Itself

  in  Web Design
People confuse the word "design" with "aesthetics" as if they are synonymous - they are not, though their meanings do overlap. In web design, it can feel like it's enough just to fall in love with the aesthetics of your site.

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WordPress vs Bespoke CMS - Which Is Best For Your Business?

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It goes without saying that you're going to want the best for your business and, when it comes to content management systems (CMS), you do have a tough decision to make. Wordpress is free and easy to use, but you could also go for a tailor-made CMS which fully meets your desires. In the end, though, it all boils down to this: what do you want/need your website to be capable of? We spoke to Liquid Bubble, one of the leading WordPress web design agencies in London, who said: "your website is at the forefront of your business, essential for creating and maintaining your brand's image, along with bringing in clients, it's so important that you get it right and don't try to cut corners when creating it. ""It's for this reason that, for the sake of your business, you need to find a CMS solution that 100% suits you; whether or not you go for Wordpress or a custom CMS simply depends on your needs for your website. "WordpressIt probably won't come as a surprise that Wordpress powers a significant number of the world's websites and this is likely to be because it's simple to use, it's free, and, along with being easy to install, it offers an abundance of plugins which cover the likes of social media, contact forms, and SEO. With Wordpress, you don't have to be an internet whiz-kid either, just dedicating a small amount of your time to get used to the setup and tools available will be just enough to get you up and running comfortably - this could be great if you don't want to spend many of your working hours getting used to software. However, despite all the perks which Wordpress boasts, it's not necessarily the best CMS out there - yes, it is the most widely used CMS, but it is also the most hacked.

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A Useful Introduction to Responsive Website Design

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The term "responsive design" is used a lot - quite often by people who don't really understand exactly what the term means. The infographic below should give you a clear picture of exactly what responsive design entails, so the next time you hear the term, you can get a good idea of what it all means (via splio. com). .

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Why Images Are So Vital for Your Website

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When people think of website content, they usually think of text. True, text is a big part of what a website is about - but so too are videos and images.

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Why Is Blue Such a Popular Colour in Web Design?

  in  Web Design
Blue is everywhere online - Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, Google and even ourselves(! ) use blue in our designs. What is it about the colour blue? The infographic below (via templatemonster. com) explains all.

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