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If you work in IT, or even in a department that is associated with IT, at some point you may be asked to take over a website or web application that you had no part in managing. You may have been in grade school for all that matters when it was installed, but somehow this landed on your plate and you are the go to person when it comes to the site questions. Even if it does not work the way the current world works, it may look like some hideous attempt at something leading edge. So congratulations--you are the proud new owner of a “Legacy Website"!
Stories may be the single most powerful way to convey an idea to another human being. At its most fundamental, it's not only how we learn about the world around us, it's how we interpret it and teach it to others. Metaphors and descriptions spark understanding in a way that plain-and-dry data never can. But although Story itself is rarely disputed as a powerful way to educate and humanize tedious subjects, it's often overlooked as a method to improve the user experience of websites today.
For the web industry, storytelling by design is a growing interest of many designers. But why? Do cookie-cutter websites really leave anything left to be desired? And moreover, can storytelling by design have a practical purpose beyond subjective aesthetics?
February 1, 2013 by radii
We're gearing up for this year's WordCamp 2013, and in anticipation of the event, we'll share a few cool (and helpful!) things about WordPress plugin development that make our keyboards glow with glee.
There are so many ways to tackle developing a new WordPress plugin that it's easy to lose your way, especially when it doesn't work as expected. So to shine a little light on it, we've put together a short guide to the best practices that can help make your plugins more effective all around.
The new year means new predictions for the web. We've been watching the latest industry trends--taking part in more than a few of them--and seeing where the industry is going. And the overarching theme we're seeing for 2013? Better user experience.
Here are the most prominent and relevant trends we see to be making an impact during this year.