Web Marketing Resources has posted a brief 3.5 minute video that highlights the benefits of doing usability testing on your sites and applications and includes several real world examples of usability testing of sites. Yes, it is a plug for their services, but it does give you some food for thought and a glimpse into something you can do for your site to improve it, user test it! Continue reading Real world usability testing examples
I have a side project and every time someone reads the certain bit of it where it mentions role-based templates, I get blank stares. Every time I mention them in passing to other SharePoint people, I get “a what?”. Which to me I find ironic because few a few months ago the blogging world went gaga over 40+ role based templates released by Microsoft. So here is my definition for a role based template to help associate the name with something we are all familiar with. Continue reading What are Role Based Templates?
While researching ways to make HTML/CSS code ripe for SEO (search engine optimization, I just love this acronym), I came across a new article on Continue reading Holy Grail of CSS 3-column layout
Oh, this is just too cool…..
Use Exposure to recreate the look of a specific film stock. Control saturation, light temperature, dynamic range, softness, sharpness, and the addition of realistic grain in one place. Or save your signature look as a one click effect.
Check out the examples, very impressive stuff. All things you could do in Photoshop, but it would take more time to do it manually. Mac/Win $199 download.
Just read a very interesting article on an alternative to the DIV tag for laying out and structuring your content on a web page. The idea is to ditch DIVs for unordered and definition lists. Continue reading Go DIVless… a look at an alternative to DIV tags
I know I don’t post often about MCMS, probably because it doesn’t require much secret sauce to successfully customize it, but a couple notable things have cropped up about MCMS vNext. Continue reading MCMS News… the why behind the move to O12 and new terminology
From Darren Chan at thecssweblog: Webdesigners have an average of 50 milliseconds to make an impression Continue reading Fraction of a second to make your impression