Web Design

Mobile-Friendly Test – How will Google’s update affect my website?

Google has modified their search algorithm again and in view of their big update on April 21 (see links below), this will impact all websites that aren’t mobile-friendly. You can check your website by putting your URL through a Google Mobile-Friendly Test and check whether your website is ready to face Google’s update: » Check…

Using WordPress for Your Small Business

Using WordPress for Small Business

This article is from a “how-to” seminar for small business owners and prospective business owners who have not used WordPress before. The goal of the seminar was to teach participants how to use and navigate WordPress—from understanding web hosting options, to choosing a theme, to inserting text and images, and even using WordPress as a…

User Storyboards for Website Design

Website User Storyboard

In the web/app/software development world, a traditional “user story” is composed of several statements in which deliverables portray “As a <type of user>, I want <some goal> so that <some reason>.” In other words, what a user wishes to accomplish and why. Likewise, for design and layout purposes, I like to develop what I call…

Hickory NC Graphic Designer Wins Award for Responsive Web Site

Responsive Web Design & Development for KGP Logistics

HICKORY, NC        Matt Everley, of Hickory, NC-based graphic design studio m.e.designlab, was recently selected as a winner for a 2013 American Graphic Design Award by a nationwide panel of judges. The award recognizes excellence in communication and graphic design.

How to Create a Simple Facebook Feed on an HTML Website

Facebook Status/RSS Feed Tutorial PLEASE NOTE! Several people have had difficulties getting this to work. As I state in my disclaimer below, I am not available to provide support on an individual basis, nor do I know why it worked for me and not for others. My guess is that Facebook has changed something… again…