Tag: Custom Theme
Introduction – What is responsive web design?
Responsive design became a buzz word a couple years ago in web design circles. In short I would define it as one website for all devices. The website automatically scales to suit the screen-size that the visitor is using. This scaling is both in terms of layout and in controls such as the nav menu. Usually this is accomplished by utilising CSS @media queries and using % and em instead of fixed widths and px in the code.
The opposite of “responsive design” is “device experiences” that designs for touch screens or tablets specifically. Boards.ie is a great example of device experience as they have both a mobile site (m.boards.ie) a touch-friendly site (touch.boards.ie) to complement their main site. There are also a number of unofficial Android and iOS apps which provide a more tailored … Read More »
Manor Road Surgery, a family practice established over fifty years ago, approached me to make a website for them in the summer of 2011. Using a simple theme and WordPress allowed to create a unique and user-friendly appearance.
All of the photographs on the page were taken and enhanced by me to add a personality to the site, suitable for a family practice rather than using stock photography.
The large fonts used on the top menu are easy to find and clear in their contents. The most common enquiries to the site can also be found on the sidebar here. In the footer of every page are the opening times, contact details, and emergency numbers to minimise the amount of navigation that visitor does for the most frequently requested or urgently required information.
Digitising an existing logo
Creating a simple Home Health … Read More »