Category Archives: Design

Advice and Best Practices for Taking Website Photos

Advice and Best Practices for Taking Website Photos

“So, uh, what kind of pictures should I be trying to get exactly…?” This is the question we get from every photographer we use for a website photoshoot.  And for good reason. Photographing for a website design is a strange thing.  Ask most …
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Why Doesn’t My Website Look Like the Theme I Bought?

Since launching in 2010, Pinterest has rapidly grown to become the go-to source for all Do-It-Yourself projects. Baking. Crafting. Woodwork. Exercise programs. Hairstyles. Clothing modification. Body modification.  Troll doll modification. Pinterest has become a never-ending source of things to make.  …
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Does My Website Look Good?

Does My Website Look Good?

A lot of people like to shop for clothes in groups.  It’s not that clothes-shopping is a two-person job.  It’s that they want a second opinion.  They go into the fitting room, put on the items they grabbed, walk out, …
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Four Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Web Designer

Website design has increasingly become a DIY project in recent years.   People see a pre-built theme, and say to themselves well, that looks easy. But if Pinterest has taught us anything, it’s that “easy, step-by-step instructions” can be deceiving. A …
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Customizing WordPress: Free Themes, Premium Themes, and Frameworks

At Radiate Digital, we use WordPress as the platform for over 90% of our websites.  WordPress is an incredibly popular and powerful platform that can do just about anything. Yet it also manages to offer a relatively simple CMS for …
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Is a Responsive Website Design Really that Important for SEO?

Mashable dubbed 2013 as the year of responsive design. We’d like to argue that 2015 is in fact the actual year of responsive design. Why? Because Google. Okay, for those of you not regularly interacting with Google on a tech …
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Now Offering 90’s Inspired Retro-Site Designs

At Radiate Digital, we generally strive to create beautiful, modern designs that are made to scale across a number of screen sizes and devices. But we realize that not everyone shares our aesthetical tastes. So rather than dragging established sites into the mid-2010’s …
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Four Reasons Why You Should Embrace the Long Homepage

The homepage. For most of you, it will be the most viewed page on your website.  To say that it’s important is a bit of an understatement.  But what makes a great homepage?  This is a question we face daily …
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