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April 4, 2016

Responsive Landing Page with Marketo Integration

As a very varied part of my day job as a technical marketing consultant, there are many varied tasks that are required of me, to maximise conversions for landing page sign-ups and lead acquisition. To this end we decided to take the baseline landing page for free trial reigstrations and give it a facelift and introduce some interesting conversion increasing features. Here's the original landing page, a straightforward light landing page, with the minimum amount of form fields that were originally Read more [...]
May 24, 2015

Golden Oldies: Design Tips That Stand The Test Of Time – Almost

Many sites today, in addition to a liberal sprinkling of graphics in the banner and in the body, have graphic navigation systems. Navigation systems have become more elaborate, as sites have evolved from 6-page brochure-like entities to full-fledged multimedia sites with multiple web applications. Coinciding with the shift in online content is a shift in the metaphor used for designing web graphics. Less and less do we see ourselves designing “pages”; instead, we now find ourselves designing Read more [...]
May 24, 2015

Golden Oldies: Page Speed Tips from 2001

Both Fireworks MX and Dreamweaver MX share many similar interface elements and editing procedures. In addition, the integration between the graphics creation program and the HTML authoring program are so tight that it is easy to produce a seamless collaborative workflow for graphics creation, optimization, and delivery into your web pages. When designing images and graphical components for your site, bear in mind that every single image, from an advertisement to a spacer increases the length of Read more [...]
May 24, 2015

Golden Oldies: Fireworks MX as a Wireframer

One of the best, and most often overlooked, uses of Fireworks is to create whole page designs with it. Its always editable vector graphics make the trial and error so important to the creative process painless. You can move things around, resize them, or change their color if you don’t like them. You can create a design and multiple variations by simply copying and pasting objects. Because Fireworks designs don’t rest on HTML like Dreamweaver designs do, you can redo entire structures using drag Read more [...]
May 24, 2015

Golden Oldies: Server Side Includes

If you are using ColdFusion, Active Server Pages, PHP or another server-side scripting language, you have the ability to create server-side include files. These are text files containing code that is inserted into your pages before the web server sends them to visiting web browsers. Because multiple HTML pages can link to the same include file, it is also possible to change the include file and have it instantly update in all of the pages that use it. Although similar to linking scripts, include Read more [...]
May 24, 2015

Dreamweaver Asset Maintenance in a New Site Build

I've recently found a whole bunch of tips, tricks and just plain common sense articles and snippets I wrote over a decade ago in relation to Macromedia Dreamweaver. Whilst they may be a slightly archaic, they are still relevant to this day in CS6 and CC versions. The following lists suggests several ways to get the most out of existing assets during a site redesign without letting those assets undermine your ability to create a new site optimized for maintenance. • Don’t throw everything Read more [...]
June 23, 2013

Free Valentines CSS Template for Adobe Dreamweaver

I've decided to upload a load of old CSS templates that I created as starting points for Adobe Dreamweaver Site Extensions, the first being a Valentines CSS website template, complete with layout PSD (Photoshop files), HTML and CSS. All free and provided 'as is', so enjoy Free Valentines CSS Template with Source Files                     Source Files HTML Files / CSS / Images Photoshop PSD Source Files Read more [...]
August 5, 2006

Best Practices in Naming Assets

With tight deadlines, many developers cut corners and fail to come up with a system for naming files and assets. But whether your website is large or small, it is important to be consistent with file naming. Devise a set of file naming rules, and stick to these conventions throughout your projects. If you are working with a team of designers and developers, make sure everyone understands and agrees to the conventions. Read more [...]
August 5, 2006

Best Practices in Naming Assets

The following two lists encapsulate many of the best practices of asset naming conventions. As with any such lists, they aren’t so much hard and fast rules but general principles that should guide your practices. Read more [...]
March 18, 2006

New Phireworx Extension (Dreamweaver) | HTML Form Snippets | Pack I

HTML Form Snippets | Pack I for all you dreamweavers out there, a snippet pack of common prepopulated form elements; in this pack a collection of dropdowns, from US States, UK Counties to Canadian Provinces and territories. Read more [...]