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good website design in-browser

Good Website Design In-Browser

Welcome to the fourth installment of our five part series about custom approaches to good website design. In this post we’re talking about in-browser design. Suspending Formal Design In-Browser Design can be useful for projects where there is a built-in audience, where the lifespan of the site is short, or where the development timeline or…
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Advertising and the GDPR

We’ve written about the GDPR in the past. As a quick recap, the GDPR is a new regulation going into effect in May of 2018. The regulation protects the personal data of citizens of the European Union. The new law has extraterritoriality so it’s going to be enforceable around the world. The exact legal implication…
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limited website design templates

Limited Website Design Templates

This is the third part of a five part series dealing with custom web design. In this part we’re going to focus on limited website design templates on a project. Focusing on What’s Important Sometime a Full Design overshoots the target. With some projects, only key designs need to be developed and the rest of…
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Corporate Website Design for HealthLoop

HealthLoop reached out to us last year to start discussions for a corporate website design that better targeted their business-to-business space. HealthLoop makes intuitive software that provides medical patients with continued care and instructions after they have had a medical procedure. A Corporate Website Design Experience The primary goal for the new site was to…
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custom web design

Full Custom Web Design

This is part two of a five part series exploring different approaches to custom web design. In this part we’re going to explore the full custom approach. A Full Custom Web Design This is “the works.” A full custom web design is necessary when all aspects of the site need to be considered. These projects…
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Custom Website Design Processes

This is the first article of a five part series that discusses approaches to custom website design. This first post provides a solid overview of the series. An Ideal Custom Website Design Process In an ideal world, there would be no limitations. When building websites, we’d create a fully custom website design. And we’d revel…
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Planning a WordCamp

A WordCamp is a one to two day (possibly more) conference that focuses on presentations about and around the use of WordPress. We’re proud to say that Pixel Jar set up the first WordCamp Orange County. And that we’ve been members of the organizing team every year since. While we’re not an official source of…
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web designer Robert Nienhuis

Web Designer Robert Nienhuis

We do a lot of collaborating with other companies. However, there’s one company that we work with very closely – Nien Studios. Whenever we need a web designer we check with Robert Nienhuis to see if he can fit us into his schedule. Robert isn’t just a resource, he’s one of our closest friends and…
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WordCamp Riverside and Clutch

WordCamp Riverside Coming Through in the Clutch

In November of 2017, we attended the very first WordCamp Riverside. At the camp we had the opportunity to see Mikel Bruce’s talk on attracting and closing good deals. It was a great talk full of valuable ideas. One of which was a lead service called Clutch. We were happy to support the Riverside WordPress…
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