Incorporating all sorts of media on your website is extremely important. Sometimes using videos, podcasts, or image galleries can enhance your user's experience. For example, here I have embedded one of my favorite videos of Quinnipiac University. This videos shows great arial shots of the campus, which showcases student life and gives the viewer an … Continue reading Incorporating Multi-Media
Think about the last time you were on the internet. What device were you using? A laptop, iPhone, iPad or another tablet? In today's society, many people access website on a device other than a desktop computer or laptop. Now, websites are expected to be designed for all different interfaces. That's where responsive design comes … Continue reading What is Responsive Web Design?
When optimizing images for the web, it is important to think about a couple things. You should consider size, pixels and format. According to an article by A Better Lemonade Stand, one of the most important things to pay attention to is the image quality to image size ratio. This makes images load faster on … Continue reading Image Optimization
This week I faced one of the most challenging modules in my educational career. I dove into coding. This is something that has always scared me because it seemed so complicated and daunting. With my background in Public Relations, most of my undergraduate career involved creative writing and problem solving. I lacked the technical skills … Continue reading My First Dive into Coding
With the creation of a new HTML language, HTML5, comes new and improved semantic elements. According to freecodecamp.org, semantic elements "accurately describe the purpose of the element and the type of content that is inside them" (FreeCodeCamp, 2019). These include examples such as <header>, <footer> and <article>. By just reading it, you can clearly tell … Continue reading HTML5 Semantics: A Breakdown
When creating a website, it's important to focus on the the usability of the interface. How will your user see your site? Is it clear and straightforward or busy and confusing? Here are some elements of website design that help a user interact with your content. User-Friendly One of the most important parts of a … Continue reading Good Vs. Bad Website Design
I am an amateur at best in web design. It is one of my weakness that I have yet to work on. Until now. When I created this website for my first grad class, I put little to no effort into figuring out how to truly make it appealing. I played around with featured images … Continue reading A Much-Needed Facelift