20 Web Design Jargon You Should Know

FRONT END DEVELOPMENT
Everything you see when you access the website from the pictures to the text.

BACK END DEVELOPMENT
Everything that you can’t see that makes the website work, for example how a submission button works.

FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL
One of the method to transfer files from computer to computer

CACHE
Some of the elements that are stored as it would allow the user to access the website faster the next time they access the same website.

GUI
“Graphical User Interface.” Image of how the website will look like after it’s being developed fully but there might still be some difference.

UX UX
stands for user experience when the user uses the system. For example they might have some user interface issues when they use it or they might have a good experience.

DOMAIN
The address for a website as entered into the browser. If your server is the land your website is built on and the hosting is its house, the domain is its mailing address.

CMS
Content management system allow users with no web programming knowledge to edit things at the website and manage it as well as someone who are good at programming. WordPress for example is a free and open source CMS

OPEN SOURCE
Software that contain codes that everyone could access and modify the codes to be their own one.

HERO
A Hero image is a large web banner, normally placed at the center of the website. It presents an overview of the website’s most important content

PLUGINS
Plugins is a small software that contain a lot of functions. For example there are plugins that could help you duplicate the pages in your website.

SEO
Search Engine Optimisation is the process of increasing the ranking of the website in as search results.

DOMAIN REGISTRAR
An organization that give out domain names under their top level-domain to those who ask. For example, one of the organization is Namecheap.

AGILE
A method to do project that focuses on the process rather than the final outcome.

HTML
Hyper Text Markup Language, the standard language for building websites. HTML is the design of the site, the code that create the site

CSS
Cascading Style Sheets is like a way to design and format the presentation of the HTML.

EMBED CODE
It allows content from other website to be displayed in yours. For example you could embed a YouTube video and allow the user to just watch the videos on your site instead of accessing the official YouTube website.

MYSQL
MySQL is a open source relational database management system that uses structured query language to add and edit the content inside the database.

RESPONSIVE WEB DEVELOPMENT
Design that all the users to have the same experience when browsing through the website no matter what devices they use.

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Case Study: Bynd Artisan (Web Design and eCommerce Engine)

The story of Bynd Artisan is inextricably tied to the lives of our master craftsmen and to the legacy of our founding company, which spans a period of over 60 years today. Through the years, the business of bookbinding has moved inexorably with the progress of technology.

Bynd Artisan won Singapore Tourism Board's Best Shopping Experience Award in 2017.

 

The previous Singapore website needed a revamp for:

  1. Mobile responsiveness
  2. UI/UX improvement
  3. Stronger branding using visuals

 

Their current website is now 100% mobile responsive. The E-shop is presented in a neater way with improved navigation. We provided training for staff so that they could easily update content on the website.

Besides the points mentioned above, the new site also has:

  1. Stronger brand story presentation
  2. Notebook customization online tool with live previews and online purchasing
  3. Leather product customization online tool with live previews and online purchasing
  4. Workshop calendar integrated with workshop purchase 
  5. Improved scalability

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Why we're more likely to remember content with Images and Videos (Infographic)

If you want someone to remember your message--in a presentation, an article, or a report--tell them a story. With the short attention span of modern web users and for aesthetical reasons - having less texts on your frontpage is the way to go.

Read the full article here http://www.fastcompany.com/3035856/hit-the-ground-running/why-were-more-likely-to-remember-content-with-images-and-video-infogr

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The Anatomy of a Successful Responsive Website

ResponsiveDesignInfographic WhoIsHostingThis

Taken from Who Is Hosting This at http://www.whoishostingthis.com/blog/2013/06/26/responsive-design-infographic/

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