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January 2010

First Internet are happy to announce the launch of another new website

http://cvs-north.co.uk Lamberet Isotherms Ltd, a refrigerated vehicle specialist, covers the entire range of refrigerated vehicles. Established in 1979, Lamberet successfully manufactures products that meet the expectations of the customer whilst delivering excellent quality and attention to detail. Their new website allows for easy navigation through their product ranges and different services. With downloadable brochures customers… more »

Social Networks Should Take Care over Web Design Images

Social networking and digital gifts – small images that user trade with each other – seem to be a match made in web design heaven. There’s a vast array of social networks out there and everyone on them seems to be sending someone else something. But when does this seeming bit of web design fun,… more »

E-Crime against Web Design

A recent report has revealed that the number of people in the UK who are worried about the threat of e-crime, when they shop online has fallen by almost 40%. The report, conducted by online watchdog the IAB, found that only 38% of consumers in the UK are worried about crime online. This figure has… more »

Etail Sites Lose Out Again Due to Poor Web Design

In yesterday’s post we discussed the fact that many sites are losing business due to a poor returns policy and today a report reveals that e-tail businesses in the UK are losing millions pounds worth of custom due to poor web design and errors in web analytics. Web analytics failing to detect hidden errors occurring… more »

Etailers Neglect Web Design at Your Peril!

Etailers with a high street presence are failing consumers, with two in five restricting customers from returning items bought online to stores, according to a report by ecommerce technology specialist Snow Valley. Of 43 retailers that had a network of store, only 13 allowed items to be returned by post. Sarah Cleland, marketing manager at… more »

Web Design and Kids Safety Code

The Green Cross Code was taught to millions of children, teaching them the importance of road safety. We now turn to the Internet and web design and present you with a new safety code for children using the Internet from Gordon Brown and Ed Balls, “Zip It, Block It, Flag It”. Youngsters will be encouraged… more »

Web Design and Translated Search

The Google Translate feature is a handy tool whereby the search engine translates foreign sites into your preferred language. It is a useful tool within web design as it translates content for you at the touch of a button. Many users were not aware of this feature so Google are now incorporating it into the… more »

Web Design Manchester – What’s New?

Stephen Fry is at it again, Tweeting, that is. But this time he is using the latest innovation in web design Twibbon. Twibbon is the new way to publicize a cause online. Historically, social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have been under exploited in terms of generating traffic for charitable causes. Twibbon enables… more »

The Importance of Access in Web Design

The UK’s top online brands have come under fire for blocking access to disabled users, due to poor or ill-conceived web design Facebook, Gmail and Yahoo! Have all been criticized the disability lobby for their continued use of Capatchas: distorted visual and audio codes used to block spammers. Widely used visual Captchas are often unreadable… more »

Google Caffeine and Web Design

2009 saw much advancement in the world of web design; from the launch of Microsoft’s Bing and localized search to Twitter and the social media explosion. However, not one of these innovations has prompted the widespread speculation and industry coverage as Google’s new ‘hero product’ Caffeine. Sure, anybody who works in web design, online advertising… more »