There has been a trend of sites lately with a "kitchen sink" approach to design, where the designers have literally thrown every trick in the book at the site's design and interface, at the expense of usability. In this month's blog post, we explain why this is a bad thing.
Social networking giant Facebook has announced that they will finally add support for animated GIFs in the Facebook News Feed. The decision marks a significant change in policy, with the company previously stating that support for animated GIFs would make the news feed "too chaotic".
By now, unless you've been living under a rock, you would have heard about the infamous "Mobilegeddon". Is this really the doomsday it's made out to be for your aging website? In this month's blog, let's delve into what exactly Mobilegeddon is, and how it affects you.
Posted on 30 November 2014 in Search Engine Optimisation
Search engine behemoth Google may be about to reward you for having a mobile-friendly website. Earlier this month, Google announced on their Webmaster Central Blog about upcoming changes to their search results which will clearly indicate to users which sites are optimised for mobile browsing.
There is no doubt that web browsing via mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones is on the rise, and has been for the past few years. But, if you need further proof, look no further than this clever chart produced by TNS Infratest Germany.
Colin went over to Wellington, New Zealand for WDCNZ 2014, a yearly conference of tech talks for web developers. Wellington is also the home of SilverStripe, the company which produces the awesome open source product that Praxis CMS is based on. What better opportunity than to meet face-to-face with the creators of SilverStripe, fellow developers, and a score of industry leaders giving enlightening talks?
Should you invest in creating a web site for your project using responsive design, or should you commission a native app to be developed instead? In this post we'll explore at the pros and cons of each approach, and how to decide which solution is appropriate for your project.
There are many factors to consider when creating a modern web site. It needs to be attractive, easy-to-use, accessible, and quick, to name but a few considerations. What are some of the challenges faced by creating sites for the mobile age?
Here at Praxis Interactive, we have followed the rise and rise of responsive design very closely. Until early last year, it was little more than a curiosity, or the latest fad in design. Now, we believe it is a necessity for your business.