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February 27, 2015 10 minutes to read DesignUsability

Screencast: How to use the Templates button in Wygwam for ExpressionEngine

Here's a video tutorial on how to use the Content Templates feature in ExpressionEngine's Wygwam add-on.

December 16, 2014 3 minutes to read Usability

Should external links open in a new tab or not?

I am often asked by clients whether the external links in their websites should open in a new tab (or window) by default, so I'll set the record straight here.

October 10, 2013 5 minutes to read DesignUsability

How to decide between rebuilding, redesigning or refreshing your nonprofit’s website

The Web changes fast. Every day there are new tools released that can help with your nonprofit’s Web presence. Here are some questions to ask yourself to determine the best approach to giving your website an overhaul.

March 1, 2010 4 minutes to read CommunicationsDesignUsability

Why you shouldn’t say “click here”

Is your website riddled with the phrase “click here”? I’m amazed at how often I still see this phrase used as a link label. Using “click here” to identify links is a very bad idea. Here's why...