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The 5 Essential Basics of Designing E-Commerce Websites

On 17 Feb 2015, in Web Development

 

Your online sales performance is very much dependent on how good a quality your e-commerce website actually is. It isn`t easy creating a killer site that will stand out in what is currently an enormous crowd, but its not impossible. The following are the 5 most basic essentials when it comes to the design of an e-commerce website. They are in no particular order as they are all equally import. Employ all 5 of these in your website design and you are giving yourself the best possible chance of success. 

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How popular websites make money

On 11 Oct 2012, in Web Development

Have you ever wondered how popular websites make money? This resource gives some interesting information.  It breaks down revenue streams into advertising, subscribers, lead generation/affiliates, selling data, freemium, and royalties.

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The Disadvantages to Joomla

On 13 Sep 2012, in Web Development, by Alex Noudelman

What is Joomla?

Joomla is an available option for website owners desiring to have open source content management system platform for their site. Its makeup is simple; the code is written in PHP format and the data is stored in MySQL. There are multiple features of this program, including page caching, RSS feeds, and multiple language support.

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The Difference Between Art and Design

On 29 Aug 2012, in Graphic Design

What is the difference between Art and Design? Why has  this theme  been debated for a long time?

From time to time, we hear people use words "art" and "design" as if they were synonyms. But, basically, we should not confuse this two terms because they are not the same.
Art and design are different. The differences lie not so much in how they look as in what they do: They have different purposes and audiences, they are made differently and judged by different criteria.

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Your Browser Is Too Old! It’s Time for Change!

On 27 Aug 2012, in Web Development, by Alex Noudelman

What happens to old browsers that are not updated? Let’s take a look at the repercussions. Why the need for change?

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Foodie Pages case study

On 01 Aug 2012, in Web Development, by Andrei Medvedev

Foodiepages is a marketplace that brings together lovers of artisan food across Canada and its producers. On the website you can find custom made products from small local producers across Canada such as honey, cookies, bread, meat and other goods of your choice. Our team has worked with the client from the concept stage, designing and developing it from the very scratch.

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Mobile Site vs. Responsive Design

On 30 Jul 2012, in Graphic Design

This blog post focuses on the differences between mobile sites and responsive designs and examines the advantages/disadvantages of both.

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Launch of tbramsden.co.uk

On 06 Jul 2012, in Web Development, by Andrei Medvedev

We`ve successfully launched re-designed website for T.B. Ramsden

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Pomodoro Technique

On 27 Jun 2012, in Web Development, by Alex Noudelman

Pomodoro Technique is an excellent way for Toronto web designers to focus on their work.  We recommend that you try to implement the technique for 3 weeks to see if it works. Be sure to share your experiences on our blog. We would love to hear how it has or has not changed your work techniques and habits.

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HTML5 Vs. Flash Web Design

On 25 Jun 2012, in Graphic Design, by Alex Noudelman

The release of the iPad in 2010 ignited a heated debate between HTML5 and Flash web designs. Our Toronto web design team sets out to examine which one is better using 4 variables: SEO, universality, loading time and accessiblity. 

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