I’m pleased to announce that eCommerce Gallery has finally launched. This has been a side-project I’ve been working on for quite some time.
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. 4. This guy raps about SEO & Conversions (thanks Luke)
I’m a huge Google fan but I laughed a bit when I checked my spam folder today… In case you didn’t notice, Google put it’s own “Google Alert” in the spam folder.
This is a little bit dated now, but just in case you haven’t heard. Safari 3.1 is out for Windows! This is great news for web developers using a PC, as you no longer have to boot up your Mac to check out your site (though, you probably should as i doubt that they’re completely… Read more »
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 example the Suckerfish dropdown seems to do pretty well (while not perfect).
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 my 301 redirect lecture to the test for all of my rmspangler.com URLs. New Hosting!… Read more »
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.
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.
Just added my latest three projects from Groove to my portfolio: