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GUEST POST: $450,000 later: What to look for in a Web Design and Development Partner

what to look for in a developer
Neil Dwyer is a Director of Corporate Momentum, a Marketing Company and Management Consultancy that works with Small to Medium Enterprises across Eastern Australia. Neil has been a long time valued partner of Fireworks Websites, working with us regularly on client projects. Please enjoy his guest post below. I’ve project-managed, from the client side, nearly half a million dollars’...

Browser Wars

browser wars
With the release of Windows 10 recently, Microsoft has endeavoured to bring the browser wars back with its new web browser Microsoft Edge. History of the Browser Wars It all started back in 2004 when Internet Explorer 6 (AKA IE6) was still the king of the country with its complete monopoly over the market. Along came Mozilla Firefox and...

Navigation Rules – The Importance of User Experience

Navigation Rules - Web design
Navigation plays an extremely important role on your website. It allows people to easily browse through your website to quickly access the information they need. User experience design involves the process of designing navigation menus and structures that don’t disrupt the flow or interactivity of the website. Usability is an important factor that will determine the success of your...

Choosing the right CMS for you

choosing the right CMS for you
For website developers, choosing the right content management system (CMS) for their client’s needs is challenging. The most difficult part is to confirm that the chosen CMS will fulfil all the requirements that the client needs. We look at three major content management systems (WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla) and how they compare with each other. Features at a glance...

Optimise Images to improve website speed

optimise images
Speed is a very important factor that affects how your visitors view and interact with your website. Did you know, according to kissmetrics.com, that almost half of web users expect a page to load in 2 seconds before clicking away? This proves that page load time is a very important factor to avoid losing potential customers and visitors to...