Glow ups aren’t just for individuals. I started this blog, thinking it didn’t matter what it looked like as long as the content was excellent. Gradually though, I realized that the material wasn’t making up for the hideousness that was my blog. It has gone through many changes throughout the year that I’ve had it. … More Out with the Old, In with the New
Shopping online is easy. You don’t have to wait in line to checkout; you don’t have to weave around people to get to the blue shirt you saw when you walked into the store; you don’t have to worry about staying six feet away from people, and worrying about wearing a mask. You can sit … More Top Web Design Elements
Creating a website can be scary and stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. There are many different ways to do it. You can use sites like WordPress or Squarespace that use a Content Management System (CMS), or you can hand-code the website yourself using HyperText Markup Language (HTML). If you know how to code, … More Which Web Development System is the Best?
Stradivarius is a Spanish clothing brand that has physical stores worldwide. They have yet to infiltrate North America. I decided to use Stradivarius because I have never been to their website or shopped online. I’ve only physically bought in their stores. Below are my ideas for a color palette, mood board, sitemap, and wireframe for … More Stradivarius’s New Web Design
The word “coding” sounds so official and intimidating. But I did it. I coded for the first time. It was enjoyable. I mean, I only had to copy and paste a basic code into TextEdit and fill in the blanks, but that’s harder than you would think. I had to go through a lot of … More My First Time Coding
Coding is intimidating as it is, and it keeps evolving. HTML continues to improve and update. I’m going to walk you through some of the updates and what exactly HTML5 semantics are. In the beginning stages of HTML, there were no universally accepted names for structural elements. Each coder had its title for these elements. … More Understanding HTML5 Semantics
In simple terms, it’s a design that responds to the user’s behavior based on screen size, platform, and orientation. This means that a responsive design is one that works on all types of different devices. The design needs to be functional, and the images and text need to be crisp. By this, I mean that … More What is Responsive Design?
We use our devices every day. We go online to websites or social media, and we look at images and videos and all other types of visuals. Do you ever wonder how those images look so clean and crisp? These designers use image optimization to make their pictures fit their needs on the web. What … More Optimizing Images for the Web
Adding media to blog posts and websites help increase traffic because people prefer to look at images and videos than reading a bunch of text. Adding media is important, but it’s also important for them to have a function. The media needs to have a reason to be there and if it’s a video it … More Media and Functionality
Many businesses believe that once they have a website up and running that the hard part is over when, in reality, that’s the easiest part. They now need to worry about getting traffic on their site. Businesses can do this abundance of ways. But the most important thing is to understand who your audience is. … More Top 5 Ways to Gain Traffic to Your Site
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a term that is often referenced, but not many people know what it means. In the most straightforward form, SEO is the practice of increasing the quantity and quality of traffic to your website through search engine results. However, it goes much deeper than that. SEO is made up of … More What is SEO?
At the beginning of my HTML coding journey, I did not think I was going to understand the basics of creating a web page. After seven weeks of learning and trying new things, I learned a lot about the HTML language. Creating my final project was no easy task. I had to use everything that … More First HTML Coded Website
Understanding the basics of code is one of those things that I’ve always wanted to learn but never thought I would because I was too scared to try. But now, during a pandemic, I was able to do so. I was able to learn and understand the basics of a topic that I once thought … More Looking Back
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