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A web agency that’s worth its fee

For the second time in as many weeks, I have found myself talking to business owners about the lack of care they have been shown by their agency. I’m pleased to say neither related to projects we had delivered! Read this post

A web agency that’s worth its fee

6 Great New Inspiring Websites

Looking for inspiration? Here are some website recommendations for you to feast your eyes on. This week’s selection includes an Oyster Restaurant and a Tasmanian Design Agency! Read this post

6 Great New Inspiring Websites

When is an Open not an Open?

We send a variety of email marketing for various clients. Recent activity has prompted questions about ‘open rates’ and ‘click rates’ and what constitutes a successful campaign. ‘Open rates’ are expressed as a percentage of emails opened from total emails sent. ‘Bounces’ are different kettle of fish which can be... Read this post

When is an Open not an Open?

From Print Designer to Web Designer

Although similar in terms of principle and process, there are different rules that should be observed when designing for the web as opposed to designing for print. These new rules came as a bit of a revelation after 10 years of designing with printed media in mind. Luckily, team moresoda have... Read this post

From Print Designer to Web Designer

Our must have add-on for ExpressionEngine

A few weeks ago Mike Boyink posted a great article entitled Show, Don’t Tell, where he put out a plea to all those writing articles about ExpressionEngine (EE) addons to show how they implement their must have addon as opposed to simply writing about how great they are. We... Read this post

Our must have add-on for ExpressionEngine

Semi-transparent backgrounds - no excuses.

Currently the web development world is alive with discussion surrounding technologies like HTML5, CSS3. I won’t go into what those technologies are, since that’s not the focus of this post, but I do want to bring attention to a dilemma surrounding what is known as Progressive Enhancement, which... Read this post

Semi-transparent backgrounds - no excuses.

Take the Pain out of Presenting Web Designs

Posted by: Joe Tuckwell

At some point in most web projects there comes a point where we have to present our designs to a client. This can be quite an emotional stage because, as a team, we feel we’ve arrived at a design that ticks all the boxes: it’s innovative, usable and... Read this post

Take the Pain out of Presenting Web Designs

ExpressionEngine Beanstalk Web Hook Addon

We’ve developed a new ExpressionEngine addon that allows Beanstalk web hooks to empty your ExpressionEngine cache after each deployment. → Download the Beanstalk Web Hook Module Read this post

ExpressionEngine Beanstalk Web Hook Addon

My Five Favourite Free Apps

When I get a new mac, or do a clean install of OS X, there are a number of applications I install by default, apps such as Adium, Adobe Creative Suite, Chrome, Firefox, Skype and VirtualBox are all a given, but in the last few months I’ve found myself... Read this post

My Five Favourite Free Apps

Creating a Base Stylesheet

Many people start their website development with what’s known as a base stylesheet, this tends to include a reset, then some base styles, and then a few specific definitions. In this post I’m going to run through our base stylesheet (which tends to get amended every few weeks) Read this post

Creating a Base Stylesheet

CSS Grids

Over the last few years CSS grid systems have become very popular. Frameworks like blueprint, 960.gs and YUI Grids CSS seemed to pop up out of nowhere, providing us with a way of easily building balanced, well structured websites. Most well designed websites you browse these days are built around... Read this post

CSS Grids

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