What is Responsive Design?

Responsive Design

This is a method of designing and developing websites to be easy-to-use and read across all screen (browser) sizes.

Technically, it means that the HTML of a website stay’s the same but the CSS changes based on the width of the browser using CSS Media Queries.

For an example of how a responsive example of how a responsive site might look, see the photo below or to go The Well Map and resize your browser to the width of a tablet. The Well Map was a Denver website development project Breahna and Karl worked on together.

The Well Map Responsive Website Development & Design

A Denver website. Breahna designed & developed the front-end

Why You Need Responsive Design

Immediately, I can think of four good reasons. However, there’s plenty more pros. Continue reading

Getting Started with SEO

You’ve made your business website. Congrats! Now, people will know to go to it, right? …Not exactly. Just like people don’t automatically know when you create a new (and obviously awesome) product, they don’t know when you’ve created a new website. In addition, people have very short attention spans on the web. So how do you get your website to be found?

Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Optimization (commonly referred to as SEO) “is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine’s “natural” or un-paid (“organic”) search results.” In basic terms, proper SEO helps your website to be found online in search engines like, Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc. In this post, we’re going to be primarily talking about organic/unpaid SEO. SEO is important for businesses.

91% of online adults use search engines to find information on the Web. ~MarketingProfs Website

Ask yourself: Would you rather market to 91% of people who use the web or just 9%? Continue reading

Photo Resolutions for the Web

Landscape photo

Photo by http://www.nickwestphoto.co.uk/

Image resolution is a pretty in-depth topic. In order to answer some common questions I receive about web images, I’m only going to cover the very basic aspects of it. If you’re also interested in more in-depth material, please let me know in the comments below.

What is image resolution?

Image resolution, in the most basic terms, is the detail and quality of the image. It directly affects the size of the image. Higher resolution = higher quality and more detail. Lower resolution = lower quality and less detail.

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