Sliders and carousels… are we the only ones who find them a bit annoying? A message, beautifully decorated and enticing, passes by. Before you can admire the design, let alone read the text, the message is gone. Just like a waiter at a high-end event dangling an artfully made dessert before moving on to the next table.
Sliders have become ever more popular, with almost each upcoming website choosing this as their preferred header (or hero element, as it’s known) or at least prioritizing it as an important downpage element. But do sliders serve their purpose? Continue Reading
Based on data from 2016’s Fundraising Effectiveness Project, non-profits saw a small rise in revenue (5.3%) and donors (2.0%) in 2015. Despite that, bigger increases are something non-profits with empty pockets would welcome.
One way to do this is to make sure that your web and marketing strategy, a cornerstone of donor and stakeholder engagement, is keeping up to date with the latest. So, what, then, are the current non-profit digital trends?
A new year has arrived, which means many experts will proudly brandish their predictions and prognostications about the year ahead.
Of course, we could make lots of predictions about the global political climate, the next World Series Champions, whether Snapchat Spectacles are actually cool or creepy, and so and on, but we’re a design and marketing company, so those predictions aren’t really in our wheel house.
Instead, we’re going to focus on one thing in our look at the year ahead: What will define web design in 2017? Continue Reading
The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) was devised to prohibit disability-based discrimination. Although the ADA was enacted before the internet was invented, the Department of Justice has already determined access to websites and other electronic media to be covered by the statute. Legislation on website compliance is currently going through the amendment process and an updated amendment is expected by 2018.
Every year, experts try to decipher what will be the latest and greatest for the year ahead. Well, here’s our guess and what you’ll see more of in web design in 2016. Of course, not every website will take advantage of these, but sure enough, you’ll start to see these trends make there way into websites across the internet soon!
The web is always moving, always changing and each year prognosticators wag their fingers and give us top lists of what trends are coming in web design and development.
It’s true that as new languages and platforms develop, you and your web designer need to keep up. But some of the most important trends have always been around us, we just had to find them again.