Caring About Code Standards

Jess Waldron

Zero Assumptions

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Automating Contrast Accessibility

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In Search of Menu Clarity

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Personalization Realities

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An Ounce of Prevention

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Nichole Adolpho · 5 Min Read

Managing subscriptions is the design detail Apple needs to pay attention to

Curt Kotula · 3 Min Read

Why Fastspot Made the Switch to Axe for Accessibility

Bryan Stoner, Chris Slocum · 2 Min Read

On the Campaign Trail

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Tracey Halvorsen

What's Next for BigTree?

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Navigating an Association Redesign

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Mobile On My Mind

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Community colleges are complicated. Their websites shouldn’t be.

Katie Jennings

Fine Tuning Effort and Impact in Content Strategy

Curt Kotula · 6 Min Read

Image Optimization for the Web

Emily Agueda

Your Inaccessible Website is a Sitting Duck

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Mediocrity Kills Success.

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Why the Three-Click Rule Won’t Improve Your Website

Lucas Roe · 5 Min Read

Beware the Shiny Things

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Upcoming Changes to WordPress with Gutenberg

Stephen Sabatini · 2 Min Read

Content Lessons from Print Journalism

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Small Site, Big Impact

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Three Ways We Prioritize Accessible User Experiences for Websites

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Navigating Gray Areas in Website Accessibility

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Writing for Purposeful Design

Curt Kotula · 3 Min Read

Don’t miss music for the notes.

Tracey Halvorsen · 4 Min Read

Digital Space, Sense of Place

Katie Jennings · 3 Min Read

HighEdWeb 2017 Conference Themes

Anne Petersen · 3 Min Read

The Never-Ending Website, Conclusion

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

The Never-Ending Website, Part III

Tracey Halvorsen · 11 Min Read

Front End Development: Bridging the Gap

Jess Waldron · 4 Min Read

Message, Mode and Method

Kim Koenig · 3 Min Read

There’s no excuse for bad photography.

Yianni Mathioudakis · 3 Min Read

Lunch and Learn Gets a New Spin

Stacy German · 1 Min Read

Usability Testing Answers Questions. Stop Speculating.

Anne Petersen · 3 Min Read

Making WordPress More Secure

Stephen Sabatini · 5 Min Read

Say "Goodbye" to Social Media Feeds

Cassie Huck · 4 Min Read

You're Not Finished.

Katie Jennings · 3 Min Read

Monticello, Home(page) of Thomas Jefferson

Cassi Greenlee · 2 Min Read

Fostering a Supportive Culture

Stacy German · 5 Min Read

Formstone: A Collection of Front-end Components

Jess Waldron · 3 Min Read

Three Rounds and Still Standing

Jesse Leyh · 3 Min Read

It's all in the details.

Julie Myers · 5 Min Read

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Bryan Stoner · 3 Min Read

Hit Button. Launch Website. Brace for Impact.

Lucas Roe · 5 Min Read

The Fold Does Not Exist

Cassie Huck · 4 Min Read

The Never-Ending Website, Part II

Tracey Halvorsen · 8 Min Read

One Weird Trick for the Best Redesign of Your Homepage, Ever

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Building the Best .edu Websites - an Interview with Tracey Halvorsen and Pete Mackey

An interview with Tracey Halvorsen and Pete Mackey · 22 Min Read

Website Conventions

Yianni Mathioudakis · 5 Min Read

Slacking my Way Into Work

Lucas Roe · 4 Min Read

Learn Pug.js With Pugs

Bryan Stoner · 6 Min Read

Formatting Complex CSS

Bryan Stoner · 5 Min Read

Building the Best Health Care Website

Tracey Halvorsen · 18 Min Read

Complacency is Bad Design

Curt Kotula · 6 Min Read

How to Organize and Prepare Your Team for a Web Redesign Project

Kim Koenig · 5 Min Read

Mobile Heuristic Evaluation with Airtable

Lucas Roe · 5 Min Read

Utilizing Time Wisely in Advance of a Website Redesign

Scott Opirhory · 5 Min Read

The Best Way to Begin Any Digital Project

Katie Jennings · 3 Min Read

Founding Fastspot, Finding Fruition

Amy Goldberg · 7 Min Read

Why Do Any Code Reviews At All?

Jess Waldron · 4 Min Read

All Hail Collaboration!

Tracey Halvorsen · 5 Min Read

The Rhythm of Communication

Monica Sanchez · 4 Min Read

Words to Live By

Nichole Adolpho · 5 Min Read

The Never-Ending Website

Tracey Halvorsen · 10 Min Read

When It's Time for a Change

Tim Buckingham · 5 Min Read

Evaluating Trends

Jesse Leyh · 5 Min Read

Education and the Entrepreneur

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Creating Personas to Inform and Inspire

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One Size Does Not Fit All

Katie Jennings · 5 Min Read

How to Be a Good Client

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Nichole Adolpho · 5 Min Read

Everything you Need to Know About Accessibility Compliance

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Drupal Theming and Component-Based Pages

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Escape Velocity

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Change = Innovation. Happily, We Introduce Snappily.

Katie Jennings · 4 Min Read

True Discovery

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Point of Pride: Using Design and Content to Unite an Organization

An interview with Jill Farley and Tracey Halvorsen · 10 Min Read

Be Curious, Be Specific: A Guide to Giving Meaningful Design Feedback

Curt Kotula · 3 Min Read

Making the Most of a Small Budget

Katie Jennings · 4 Min Read

You Are Not Your Target Audience: How Persona Work Can Add Value to Your Internal Processes

· 3 Min Read

Do These Eight Things Before You Hire a Digital Agency

Tracey Halvorsen · 5 Min Read

A Banner Year: Looking back at the redesign of mountvernon.org.

An interview with Rob Shenk and Tracey Halvorsen · 9 Min Read

Flexing WordPress Muscle on the Lafayette Website Redesign

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A Unique Approach: Discussing the Bucknell Redesign

An interview with Roberta Diehl and Tracey Halvorsen · 9 Min Read

Tackling a Small Project Fast

Yianni Mathioudakis · 4 Min Read

Drawn/Erased: The Line Between Art and Design

Jesse Leyh · 4 Min Read

If You're Not Innovating in Interactive Design, You're Sinking.

Tracey Halvorsen · 5 Min Read

Facing the Blank Screen

Cassie Huck · 6 Min Read

Best Practices in .edu Content Management

Katie Jennings · 9 Min Read

Parallel Projects & the Root of Creativity

· 5 Min Read

Brevity, the soul of wit and sound content strategy

Scott Opirhory · 3 Min Read

The Real Thing

Katie Jennings · 4 Min Read

Staying in the Black

Nick Hall · 3 Min Read

An Extrovert's Guide to Working from Home

Julie Myers · 3 Min Read

What's Taking So Long?

Katie Jennings · 3 Min Read

Making a Tight Schedule Work

Monica Sanchez · 4 Min Read

Celebrating the Holidays with Laughter

Tracey Halvorsen · 6 Min Read

Your New Best Friend

Katie Jennings · 3 Min Read

Choose a Job You Love

Julie Myers · 2 Min Read

Building the Right Team

Katie Jennings · 4 Min Read

At Your Service: Retaining Client Relationships

Stacy German · 3 Min Read

On Falls Road

Katie Jennings · 3 Min Read

Presenting Designs with Motion Prototypes

Yianni Mathioudakis · 6 Min Read

Backwards Compatibility Is Backwards

Tim Buckingham · 6 Min Read

Fighting the Good Fight

Monica Sanchez · 3 Min Read

Oiling the Squeaky Wheels

Katie Jennings · 4 Min Read

Inside/Outside Edu

Katie Jennings · 3 Min Read

Breaking the .EDU Mold

Tracey Halvorsen · 8 Min Read

Learning from Style Guides

Curt Kotula · 4 Min Read

Make Me a Match.

Katie Jennings · 5 Min Read

Managing Client Support Without Sinking Your Business

Tracey Halvorsen · 8 Min Read

Become a Storymaker

Tracey Halvorsen · 15 Min Read

The Perfect Project. The Perfect Client

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Take Your Spec Work Request and Shove It.

Tracey Halvorsen · 6 Min Read

Lose Some, Win Some

Tracey Halvorsen · 7 Min Read

Was Your Website Project Worth It?

Tracey Halvorsen · 7 Min Read

Open Source: A Free For All - Recap

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Open Source: A Free For All

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Something Different This Way Comes - Predictions for 2013

Tracey Halvorsen · 7 Min Read

Links We Can't Live Without: Day to Day Tools of the Trade

Stacy German · 6 Min Read

Custom Branded Email Signatures, an Update

Stacy German · 2 Min Read

Our Favorite Things About BigTree CMS

Curt Kotula · 10 Min Read

The Junkformation Age. Is the Internet Making Us Lazy?

Tracey Halvorsen · 8 Min Read

Responding to Responsive Web Design

Tracey Halvorsen · 4 Min Read

Designers Should Know Programming. Programmers Should Know Design.

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Why We Released BigTree Content Management System as Open Source Software

Tracey Halvorsen · 9 Min Read

Adapt or Die, and The Fold is DEAD.

Tracey Halvorsen · 8 Min Read

Strategy, Schedule, Consistency

Amy Goldberg · 2 Min Read

Create Content that Feels Like a Memory

Tracey Halvorsen · 4 Min Read

Curation is the New Content Creation.

Tracey Halvorsen · 12 Min Read

Sites We Like.

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

The Making of a New Online Museum

Tracey Halvorsen · 6 Min Read

What Makes a Good Content Management System (and why we built our own)

Tracey Halvorsen · 6 Min Read

RIP Steve. Thanks for Everything.

Tracey Halvorsen · 8 Min Read

8 Ways to Know if an Interactive Agency is a Fraud

Tracey Halvorsen · 6 Min Read

What Makes a Good Main Navigation?

Tracey Halvorsen · 8 Min Read

When Asking for Online Donations, Think Like a Pizza Shop

Tracey Halvorsen · 7 Min Read

Your Website is a Party! Who is on Your Guest List?

Tracey Halvorsen · 4 Min Read

The Nutritious Content Revolution

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Rules for Creating Compelling Website Content

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Fun Stuff at Fastspot

Tracey Halvorsen · 6 Min Read

The 10/90 Flaw in CMS Design

Tracey Halvorsen · 4 Min Read

Social Media is not the Driver

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Why Documentation Is Important

Tracey Halvorsen · 7 Min Read

The Culture of "Fun"

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Lorem Ipsum vs. Research and Strategy

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

The First Impression

Tracey Halvorsen · 9 Min Read

Local Shmocal

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Money Talk

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Storytelling is the Catalyst: From Technique to Experience

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Why Different Isn't Always Better - Thoughts on Drake University and Stamat's

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

Tell Me Why, Not How.

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Creating a Great Presentation

Tracey Halvorsen · 4 Min Read

Making a Killer Portfolio

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Sell What You Are Already Selling

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Confidence or Stupidity?

Tracey Halvorsen · 5 Min Read

If You're Confused, Chances Are Everybody Else Is, Too.

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Getting the Right Clients

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Less is Best

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Why RFPs Don't Work (for the client OR the agency)

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Empowering Your Team with "Yes"

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

How To Work Towards Achieving Fun

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Ignore Your Alumni and They Will Go Away

Tracey Halvorsen · 4 Min Read

Are Online Social Networks Good or Evil?

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

Custom Branded Email Signatures Made Simple (sort of)

Stacy German · 3 Min Read

Denote for Good, Not Evil

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

Deconstructing the Bucknell Virtual Tour

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Don't Let Fear Prevent Progress

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Top 9 Productivity Apps / Services for Web Design Agencies

Tracey Halvorsen · 9 Min Read

When Awards Matter

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Juicing the Orange

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Face Value

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

The Power of No

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

Build Tools for Your Own Toolbox

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

Don't Ask Ordinary People What They Think

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Have an Opinion, and Don't Tell Me Everything is Fine

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Are You Prepared for Mobile Visitors?

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Jambalaya for Apple's iPad

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

A SXSW Recap - Tracey Halvorsen Talks "Failures"

Tracey Halvorsen · 6 Min Read

Content Management Systems Matter More than Website Design

Tracey Halvorsen · 4 Min Read

Exploring Failure - Part 4 (Failure Sucks)

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Exploring Failure - Part 3 (Smells Like Failure)

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Exploring Failure - Part 2 (Failure is the New Success)

Tracey Halvorsen · 6 Min Read

Exploring Failure - Part 1

Tracey Halvorsen · 6 Min Read

Your Social Network - It's Closer Than You May Think

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

How Apple's Tablet Will Change the Game

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

Why I Love Sarcasm (Inspired by My Mother)

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

My New Favorite iPhone App - Hipstamatic

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

"Trust" Isn't a Dirty Word in Marketing

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Don't Expect Your Audience To Do What You Want

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

A Hysterical and Memorable Holiday Greeting

Tracey Halvorsen · 10 Min Read

Being Vague on Facebook - An Admission Department's Biggest Mistake

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

Stop Wasting Time and Start Loving Your Work Again!

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

How You Buy Determines How Much You Spend

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

Uncensored Marketing Via Social Media

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

What Makes a Good Content Management System?

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Customer Service is What It's All About!

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Don't Let Technology Lead Your Interactive Marketing

Tracey Halvorsen · 4 Min Read

We F*cked Up. Now What? Exploring Failure, Together.

Tracey Halvorsen · 1 Min Read

Nasty Isn't Necessary

Tracey Halvorsen · 2 Min Read

Social Media Marketing for Higher Education

Tracey Halvorsen · 9 Min Read

What Painting Taught Me About Business

Tracey Halvorsen · 3 Min Read

Twitter for Non-Profits

Tracey Halvorsen · 8 Min Read