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    Kill CAPTCHA

    Kill CAPTCHA I guess I am not the only person who gets annoyed when I have to enter a string of virtually illegible letters and numbers into a box before submitting a form. CAPTCHA is an example of putting the website owner’s problem on the user. It is not the genuine visitor’s problem if spammers…

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    Why Have Web Designers and Developers Stopped Caring About Accessibility?

    Why Have Web Designers and Developers Stopped Caring About Accessibility? Imagine standing outside a shop and watching people enter and exit the shop. You want something inside the shop but you can’t get through the door. You could always ask someone to get it for you but you: Don’t want to bother other people, Want…

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    I Have a Facebook Business Page, Do I Need a Website

    I Have a Facebook Business Page, Do I Need a Website? The simple answer to this question is yes but if you want to know why read on. First of all, not everybody has access to Facebook. Some Information Technology departments block their employees from using Facebook. I once volunteered at an Information and Tourist…

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    Check Your Website Performance

    Check Your Website Performance Your website may look fine but how good is it really? There are a number of tests you can perform yourself to see how well your site rates for speed, SEO, responsive, and accessibility. Speed Nobody likes a slow website. You will lose visitors if your site does not download quickly.…

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    7 Reasons Why Your Web Designers Don’t do What you ask Them to do

    7 Reasons Why Your Web Designers Don’t do What you ask Them to do Sometimes you may ask your web designer to do something and she doesn’t do it. You may feel frustrated but there could be good (or not so good) reasons why this happens: Surf is up and she has gone surfing. You requested something that…

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    One Page Parallax Scrolling Website

    One-Page Parallax-Scrolling Web Site A widespread style trend is no proof that it’s the best or most intuitive idea for your UI “UX and We Design Master Course” by Joe Natoli What is Parallax Scrolling? The one-page Parallax Scrolling web pages seems to be all the rage. On these sites the background appears to moves…

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    How to use Google Fonts

    How to use Google Fonts With just a very small knowledge of HTML and CSS you can now use beautiful fonts on your site without resorting to images. Go to Google Fonts web site and choose the font you would like to use out the list of “Grumpy wizards”. You can add a font to…