You may be surprised by how many decisions need to be made when managing a new website. If you’re just getting started on your journey it’s not unusual to feel a mixture of excitement for the challenge you have ahead of you and daunted by the array of topics you need to learn about.
It’s true web design and development can be complex to understand so these four key topics will help you get started with what you need to be considering as you get started.
A website is something you can hold in your hand. If many of your websites visitors are experiencing your websites mobile experience then then making sure they can hold your website comfortably may be the key to to turning them from a visitor to a customer.
If you are a regular user of inbuilt Developer tools then the word indispensable may come to mind. The tools talked about in this article are those released by major browsers like Chrome and Firefox. These are tools built right into the browser itself and are designed to help a web designer with many tasks from testing out ideas, gathering information and debugging problems in their code.
For years web developers wanting to develop cool new applications for the internet have been mostly restricted to what they can build in the confines of the web browser. Developers wanting to expand their projects onto other platforms, like mobile apps, have found themselves having to learn new languages from scratch, sometime multiple languages need to be understood to reach the widest audience.
Website security is a crucial and should not be over looked, in this article I’d like to introduce you to some of the most common security threats and what can be done to combat them.
SQL injection can happen when users provide data which is not sanitised. The attacker’s hostile data can trick the website into executing unintended commands or accessing data without proper authorization.
The internet is a huge part of everyday life from online banking, checking what’s on at the cinema to running an online business. it’s no wonder web development is a huge industry, but how do you get started in the first place? Is college / university the best route or going out on your own as a freelancer or working your way up as an apprentice?
Do you freak out if someone asks you to match print colors to Web colors? Or, maybe you just can’t decide whether the orange would work better with the blue or the green. Either way, many designers may not realize how easy it is to choose a palette for that new Web design. Additionally, many designers might be surprised to learn that they can stay on top of color trends with a few visits to fashion design Web sites.
All those tips and more are listed below in this list of 101 color resources for Web designers. The categories are listed alphabetically as are all the links contained within each category. Although the sites are numbered, this does not mean that one site is better than others. Visit them all and bookmark the ones that will help you become the most color-savvy Web designer around.