Category - Layout & Design

Don’t Ignore Your 404s! What To Do When Site Not Found

Want to know four of the most frightening words when you run a blog? 404 Site Not Found This means that someone came to pay your blog a visit and was turned away at the door. They couldn't find the content they were looking for and likely experienced massive...

How to Make Your Blog Mobile Friendly (And Look Awesome on Smartphones!)

How important is responsive design when it comes to what your blog looks like? In a world where most of us are accessing the internet from our cell phones, the answer is: Very! Many blog owners shy away from responsive design...

10 Blog Mistakes You’re Making With Your Design (And How to Fix Them!)

We all make mistakes, even blog mistakes. I know I've designed a site or two in my day that looked like Rembrandt to me but, to my readers, looked like a Jackson Pollock. Recently, I've been learning more about a concept called UX, which stands for "user experience"....

12 FREE Plugins and Widgets You Need for Your WordPress Site

Do you remember the olden days of web design? I certainly do. We "web designers" did our best to cram as many cool GIFs, midis and fonts into one page as we possibly could. The result was quite spectacular in the 90's, but doesn't translate well to today's expectation...
25 Striking Google Font Combos

25 Striking Google Font Combos

One of the things I always struggled with when designing my blogs is font combinations. In an act of not wanting to deal with it, I would often just set a header to the bold version of the text font. Snore. I guess it made sense back in the days of web-safe fonts and...

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