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Designing Dynamic, Fully-Responsive Websites

Designing Dynamic, Fully-Responsive Websites


The Challenge Due to the rapid growth in popularity of social media, media streaming services whether video or audio) and email services, smart phones have become almost indispensable in the modern world. At the time of writing, in October 2019, 48.91% of global website traffic is generated by mobile devices excluding tablets); having hovered around the 50% mark since the beginning of 2017. Granted, most websites do not provide any of these services specifically. However, due to the widespread popularity of these virtual giants, certain expectations have been set regarding visual presentation and ease of usability. It is imperative that...

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WCAG Compliance Best Practice

WCAG Compliance Best Practice


What is WCAG? WCAG Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines WCAG) were created with the goal of providing a single, shared standard for all website content accessibility that meets the needs of individuals, organisations and governments internationally. The key is to maintain the same experience for all website users, whether able, hearing-impaired, visually-impared or otherwise disabled. How do we comprehensively meet WCAG standards? All website content and code must be: Perceivable - Information and user interface components must be presentable to users in ways they can perceive. Operable - User interface components and navigation must be operable. Understandable - Information and the operation of...

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Launch of the new Botanical Gardens Restaurant website

Launch of the new Botanical Gardens Restaurant website


The new Cairns Botanical Gardens Restaurant website has just been launched and we're proud as punch to show it off.  The brief, by owner Kimara Timms, was to create something modern and bold that captured and highlighted the fresh and home-cooked meals, desserts and drinks available at the amazing Botanical Gardens. Along for the ride was photographer Colyn Huber of Lovegreen Photography Cairns who masterfully captured photographs of the food one early morning at the cafe... and yes, we did dig in after shooting each dish! The site was designed from the ground up and integrated with our custom Content Management...

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How do I get my website to rank high in Google search?

How do I get my website to rank high in Google search?


Your website has just been made live but you can't see it on the first page of Google for the terms you are searching for? Google needs some time to rank your website. When your website is launched your website is submitted to Google this tells Google all the pages your website has) and then usually within 24-48 hours, Google will index your site this means Google reads each page of your website and adds them into its search engine). Once Google has indexed your website, it determines where your website should rank for particular keywords in relation to other websites. The exact way...

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Big, Bold and Beautiful - Love and Write website launch

Big, Bold and Beautiful - Love and Write website launch


We're very proud to announce that the new Love and Write website is now live. Love Write Publishing provide professional self-publishing solutions to authors on their writing journey and are a sister division of Rockpool Publishing, one of Australia’s best known and well respected mind body spirit publishers. The new website shows off a big, bold and beautiful design created by Sydney designer Renee Carloss. Mindwire took Renee's design and realised her vision, implementing it into our Content Management System and eCommerce platform. The full screen video playing in the background provides maximum impact and the large fonts and easy navigation...

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