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Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The Benefits of Using Long Scrolling Pages and Parallax Layouts on Your Website

The Benefits of Using Long Scrolling Pages and Parallax Layouts on Your Website daily-golden-nugget-1447-12
There's a trending website design idea that has its place, but that place is certainly not on your home page. Today, I'll explain what this website design trend is, what's good and bad about it, and how to use it.

Infinity Scrolling

Social media websites have changed the way we interact with website. Before Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, everyone thought that the internet was made up of individual web pages. But social networks g...

AT: 02/09/2016 12:52:25 PM   0 COMMENTS
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

4 Ideas to Increase Visitor Scrolling

4 Ideas to Increase Visitor Scrolling 5420-daily-golden-nugget-734A quick look in my screen resolution tracking tells me that there are 804 different screen sizes actively measured in the last 30 days. With that many screen sizes it's virtually impossible to design a website to please every user. In yesterday's Daily Nugget I explained how you can use scrollmapping to measure what parts of your web page are most frequently viewed. With that measurement you can get a better idea of how to des...

AT: 05/15/2013 05:40:22 PM   0 COMMENTS
Friday, April 22, 2011

Pinch. Pinch. Pinch.

Tap. Pinch. Swipe.

These are all typical actions when using a smartphone. "Tap" is the same as a mouse click. "Swipe" is the same as scrolling.

On the other hand, "pinch" does not have a counterpart action when using a regular computer. Pinching is what you have to do to zoom in and out of a website that was not designed for mobile devices. Normal web browsers do have a zoom feature, but there's usually never a reason to use it.

You should be planning to include a mobile website in your advertising portfolio already. Don't simply rely on the new fancy smartphones, fast 3G cellular networks and even faster 4G networks to support your non-mobile website.

As you plan out your mobile site, make sure it fits nicely on a small screen without needing to pinch resize to see details. Naturally, you won't be able t...

AT: 04/22/2011 01:52:34 PM   0 COMMENTS
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