G24 – a new era in newspaper publications

This week saw the launch of G24 – a PDF version of the Guardian that is updated throughout the day. Here is the blurb: G24 brings you the latest stories from the Guardian, Guardian Unlimited and the Observer – updated throughout the day. There are five pdfs to choose from: Top stories, World, Media, Business

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Little design changes can make a big difference to conversion

In his article Good Designers Redesign, Great Designers Re-align Cameron Moll talked about not redesigning a site completely and certainly not just for aesthetically reasons but mroe a redesign (or realignment) should be done purely for the purpose of improving the goals of a website. Really small, some might say insignificant design changes can have

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Understanding CSS floats

In my designs, I tend to use floats, as opposed to relative/absolute positioning, as I find it gives a design more power and a greater ability to scale vertically. When I first approached CSS I couldn’t for the life of me understand how floats worked. My main struggle was trying to comprehend why floating something

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UK Football websites deconstructed

For the most part football (Americans, read soccer) websites are some of the worst I’ve seen from professional organisations. The obvious reason for their appalling nature is that the people in charge have little knowledge of what makes a good information-based website. Certainly the web design agencies they hire seem to have no clue whatsoever.

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What is Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and how can it be achieved

The concept of good SEO is for your website to appear well in the natural rankings of Google/Yahoo/MSN/etc as opposed to the paid for listings (which cost money and don’t perform as well).

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