Ux & web design - Blog Posts

Jul 8 2015

Testing in Internet Explorer without Windows!

paul 2 Comments UX & Web Design, Web Development

Screenshot of a Windows Desktop with the Internet Explorer icon(Image Credit: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/microsoft/11480692/RIP-Internet-Explorer-Twitter-mourns-and-mocks-death-of-Microsofts-browser.html)

Internet Explorer. The bane of most web developers' lives. How often have we built a site and looked back content with our efforts, only to have that satisfaction whipped away when opening Internet Explorer?

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Jun 26 2015

Theming in Drupal 7 just got easier!

Will Richards 0 Comments Drupal, UX & Web Design

Theming in Drupal 7 has always been a bit fiddly at the best of times. Unbeknown to me a small feature crept into a Drupal 7 release without me realising - the backport of theme debug settings from the much anticipated Drupal 8. This feature allows you to view debug information directly in the mark-up and not have to go chasing template suggestion names from within the Drupal admin screens.

In your Drupal 7 installation simply add this line to your settings.php:

$conf['theme_debug'] = TRUE;

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Jun 24 2015

A review of Responsive Day Out - The Final Breakpoint

Will Richards 0 Comments Design, Digital Marketing, Drupal, General, News, UX & Web Design
Responsive Day Out - The Final Breakpoint - First slide of the conference

Last Friday saw another Responsive Conference take place at the Dome in Brighton. I had previously heard a lot about the conference, this being the third and (I believe) final outing I was thrilled that we managed to secure some tickets for myself and a selection of the Zoocha team members. From seeing the impressive list of speakers I was sure it would be a great conference, but I had no idea how much information, insight and motivation I would be taking home.

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Jun 9 2014

The Year of Mobile - A Case for Responsive Design

will 0 Comments UX & Web Design

I think the first time I heard someone predict it would be “the year of mobile” (with a straight face) was 2010. Even then, it was something of a fantasy, not only because smartphone technology and tablets were still in relative infancy, but also because few websites catered for a mobile customer experience.

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