Web Design Haikus

Revolting Development Here are some bits of hard-won web design wisdom presented in bite-sized chunks. That site is gorgeous! Top custom work achieves that Options panels won’t WordPress themes are great But don’t make you an artist You will need more skills My CMS rocks! It’s better than the others Just because it’s mine Those … Read more

Why Is My Web Developer or Designer So Bad?

One of the worst sites ever

Woe Is I You hired someone to make your new website, but things have gone so badly, and your site is either unfinished or awful. What happened? As in any profession, web developers and designers may be deficient. Examples: They might simply not have the skills they need, or they’re inexperienced and don’t even know … Read more

Removing Genesis Sidebars

Some days when working on websites, I feel like I’m losing my mind. Not just the times when a client has scads of amateurish photos and wants to have 20 slideshows, or when an engineer is unwaveringly insistent on using repulsive design ideas. Sometimes I’ll just try something that I’ve done many times before, and … Read more