My First Responsive Web Design

Posted September 26th, 2011 in web design, web development

If you’re involved in the web design world, you’ve probably come across the term responsive web design. The concept was first established from this article by Ethan Marcotte on A List Apart. It gained popularity and then Marcotte wrote a book on the subject. So what is responsive web design? Responsive web design allows you

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Free Chevron Photoshop Pattern

Posted August 10th, 2011 in freebies

I’ve been seeing this pattern a lot in interior design so thought I would try to recreate a pattern of it in Photoshop. This is the result: Mmmm juicy geometric lines with muted blues, chartreuse and rusty oranges *drools* Its basically a white zig zag line with a transparent zig zag so you can layer

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SEO for Developers

Posted August 5th, 2011 in SEO

Every now and again, I get away from the computer screen and socially network with people in real life. So last week I went to the monthly SEO Meetup where our incredible host, Phil from 1918, was dropping SEO knowledge all over the place. This month’s meetup was aimed at developers so it was right

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5 Popular SEO WordPress Plugins

Posted June 28th, 2011 in SEO, wordpress

On top of already having a well-designed site that is coded to ensure visibility to search engines and also includes great copy writing that uses keywords to help your site’s search rankings, there are some great WordPress plugins you can use to help your site’s SEO effort. Here are 5 free, popular ones: 1 All-In-One

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Templates & Frameworks to Work more Efficiently

Posted August 19th, 2010 in web design, web development

Over the past few months, I’ve been looking at ways to really streamline my design and development process. When I create my design mockups in Photoshop, I tend to have hundreds of layers and sometimes when inspiration hits, my first instinct isn’t to organize these layers. So I end up with a crazy mess of

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Designing a Web App – Part 1 Research

Posted August 5th, 2010 in information architecture, user interface

My experience with designing and developing for the web so far has been brochure websites with or without a blog in some kind of content management system or not. However, after tackling the redesign of a company intranet, I recently joined up with a team to redesign the user interface and information architecture for a

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Posted July 24th, 2010 in blog

Hello! My name is Rebecca Clements you may have picked up through the site that I’m a freelance web designer and developer. I’m excited to start blogging about all things web-related since it has been my passion for the last 4 years. I will be writing about all sorts of topics like tutorials, wordpress development,

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