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web design best practices

Web Design Best Practices

Half a second  The time it takes for a person to form an impression about your organization after landing on your website.  5 seconds  The time you have to engage someone visiting your site, and tell them the mission and goals of your organization.  You may have heard the term "above the fold". This references the content that appears on a website without scrolling down. Examine your content above the fold. Does it grab people's attention? Does your website tell a visually appealing…

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300 Women Just Came Forward About Their Harassment in Tech

Tech's Dirty (Not So Little) Secret This is the story that isn’t being told, but needs to be. Women are being harassed in the tech sector at an alarming rate, and it isn’t being reported. The stories that have been told by the media, and the women who have come forward, are not isolated incidences. This is an epidemic. Women Who Tech partnered with polling firm Lincoln Park Strategies in August of 2017 to…

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Sassy theme organization

Sassy theme organization

Organization is incredibly important to any project. It’s especially important during a website redesign to organize your website theme folder. The foulder should contain the images, CSS, SASS, and JavaScript for the project. There’s nothing worse for a Front End developer than taking over a website that is horribly disorganized. Getting someone up to speed by having them dig through a bunch of folders is a huge waste of time and money, when instead you could just spend a few minutes…

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How To Get The Most Vocal Generation On Your Side

Sometimes, engaging young people and moving them up the ladder of engagement is one of the biggest challenges nonprofits face in this fast-paced world. How can you connect with millennials when hundreds of other companies are vying for their attention, their money, and their time? It takes strategy and determination. Think of it like a spy mission: you’ve got to meet them where they’re at, and interact with them the way they want. If you’re not doing it, someone else will – because contrary to…