January 6, 2011
Early last year I took my freelancing full-time. This was a big move; I’m not the: “let’s play some golf together, see you at the after-party, and let’s take this show to the moon!” type entrepreneur. Like many creative people, I’m … Continue reading
March 31, 2008
1. WordPress 2.5 is out, and looks great. Admin was redesigned by Happy Cog (Jefferey Zeldman’s Crew) 2. Magento just launched it’s first production build (v1.0) 3. Nathan Smith released 960.gs a web design grid system for 960px wide designs. … Continue reading
March 2, 2008
There’s still some debate as to whether or not it’s OK to use dropdowns in usable, accessible web design. I’ll definitely say that there are some dropdowns that are really well put together and are both accessible and usable. For … Continue reading
February 23, 2008
Today I made two big changes to my site. First of all (as you may have noticed) my domain name is now robspangler.com. That’s right my friends! no more confusion brought on by the dreadful m in rmspangler.com. I’m putting … Continue reading
February 12, 2008
I was lucky enough to go to the IR Web Design ’08 conference in Miami early this month and do several website consultations for a wide variety of eCommerce websites (both large and small).
A lot of people were looking to do a complete redesign and/or change their eCommerce platform. Meaning most (if not all) of their URLs may be changing. I was blown away by the amount of companies that almost made that switch without being told about redirecting their pages using 301 redirects. Continue reading
January 29, 2008
Well friends, I’m off to Miami for the “Internet Retailer 2008 Web Design Conference”:http://www.internetretailer.com/IRWD08/ with the guys at work. We’ll be doing 1-on-1 website consultations with about 22 companies and running a booth. Should be a good time. Continue reading
January 24, 2008
Just added my latest three projects from Groove to my portfolio: Continue reading
January 23, 2008
I have a theme for sale over on the Sitepoint Marketplace:
“View the coded preview”:http://www.rmspangler.com/grungegallery/ Continue reading
November 7, 2007
Our latest redesign over at “Groove”:http://www.groovecommerce launched today!
The site is for Mr. McGroovy’s Box Rivets, a very unique products with plenty of potential. Mr. McGroovy was originally running on a PayPal shopping cart but quickly outgrew it, we came up with a custom solution that will really take his store to the next level.
November 6, 2007
I recently purchased a microsuede/microfiber couch for my new apartment. (similar but darker than the couch below)
!http://www.rmspangler.com/images/8.jpg (My New Sectional)!
I love it, and the price didn’t break my bank; however, when the sales person asked if I wanted to pay an extra $100+ for a stain guard treatment…I just really couldn’t justify it, I was pretty sure I could find a way to do that myself (for a lot cheaper).
So of course I started at Google, I ran a search for ‘stain protection for microsuede’ the first sponsored link was at Target.com… Continue reading