We often are approached by customers asking if we can build and develop in Wordpress, and the simple answer is yes - yes we can. Wordpress is simply a content management system that runs using PHP, the same language that our bespoke content management system runs off.
Often I see scattered across the web various articles on predictions of design trends, postulating what is likely to be successful and unsuccessful over the coming years. Many of these articles inflate or misconstrue many design principles, offer bizarre or plain incorrect.
Oscar Wilde once wrote, “all art is quite useless”. Though more accurately, he elaborated, “The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless”. What he meant here was quite a simple thing - art is a subject of admiration, something to be observed and to derive pleasure from; however, art cannot have a function - to have a function would stop it being pure art.
As any technology professional will know, the web has changed drastically in the last couple of years. There are vast arrays of new technologies that are pushing web design into the future. Here are the best ones of recent times.
As time goes on, everything on the Internet improves with systems coming together as one. The next improvement to come is the standardisation of an authority for blog posts, forum pseudonyms, news articles and social media posting. For years if you were to post on any site, you would have to re-create your profile and everything that goes with it including your Avatar. Things are changing and a standard has now been put into place.