CategoryBlog Design
Web Design in 2005 – Predictions
9th of December 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Web Design in 2005 – Predictions

I’ve been very aware since starting this blog that the design I’ve got here is terrible. One knows by looking at it that whilst I might make a living from blogging that my skills do not lie in the design area (I usually get someone else to do it). However ...more
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Free Blog Tutorials
19th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Free Blog Tutorials

Orangejack Blog has a great series of free tutorials for bloggers. They write: ‘Interested in blogging? Don’t know much about what a blog is, why blog, or how to blog? Need to tweak your blog? Do you feel like you need to take some classes on it all? Well look ...more
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Unique Titles for Each Page of your Blog
5th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Unique Titles for Each Page of your Blog

Good post over at Search Engine Roundtable on the importance Unique Titles for Each Page of your Site (Blog). I can’t agree with the post more – I have all my blogs set up this way (ie the title of my post becomes the title of my page) and noticed ...more
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Graphic Design Using Color
6th of October 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Graphic Design Using Color

by: Kelly Paal Color is everywhere and conveys a message even if we don’t realize it. While this message can vary by culture it pays to know what colors “say” in your own corner of the universe, and even what color means to your target market. If you don’t think ...more
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Where do your Blog Readers Look?
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Where do your Blog Readers Look?

I just found this fascinating article that has been written about some research into where web page readers eyes go when reading online news sources. I need to digest it a little more yet – however there are some interesting findings in the research that I’m sure would apply to ...more
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Blog Design – Choosing Colours
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Blog Design – Choosing Colours

One of the most important decisions you can make when it comes to designing your website is to think about your colour scheme. One of the more useful articles I’ve read on this topic is Choosing Colour for your Website ‘For most people, colour is something taken for granted. It ...more
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Blog Design Showcase
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Blog Design Showcase

Want to know what a good blog design looks like? Blog Desiger – Rachel Cunliffe has just released the Blog Design Showcase. She writes: This is a collection of outstanding blog designs, thoughts on what makes a good blog design, and will also be where I announce new blogs that ...more
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Good weblog design and layout
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Good weblog design and layout

Here is another worthwhile article on weblog design and layout from How to Save the World. His 9 main points are: – Use Titles – Abstract Long Posts – Use a Teaser Paragraph for Long Posts – Select a Readable Font, Size & Column Width – If You’re a ‘Linker’, ...more
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More on Blog Design
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 2

More on Blog Design

Here an old article written by Biz Stone who has been blogging (and writing books) about blogging for years now. This article is on Designing your blog and it has some good tips. His main points include: – Create Your Own Limitations – Think Simple – Adding On (features) – ...more
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