Creating a Web Design Portfolio With No Experience

Creating a Great Web Design Portfolio (Even With NO Experience)

Your web design portfolio is arguably the single most important key to success as a web designer or front-end developer. For that reason it’s important that your portfolio instils confidence in any prospective client.

The Future of Web Design and Development

Web Development is Dead: Wix, Weebly & Squarespace

Historically, web design has been a massive industry. Ever since the dawn of the web. Once the dot-com era awoke, businesses of all sizes were realizing their need for a presence on the web.

Web Design: The Pros & Cons (For Freelancers)

It’s 2019. Everything is evolving around us faster than you can say “Digital Branding”. So how do you keep up? Especially as a freelance web designer.

How to Hire Someone to Build a Website

So you know you need a web developer. But really, that's the smallest of your problems. Scouting and hiring the most suitable web developer for your project can be overwhelming, to say the least.

jQuery: Is it still relevant?

jQuery is dead. That's a statement I've read countless times during the last few years. All over the web. But do these words hold any truth?

Freelancing as a self-taught developer with no experience

Web development is a lucrative business. In fact, any job related to design, development or programming can be incredibly lucrative. Especially today. And freelancing, in particular, does come with its fair share of benefits.

Making a Regular Income as a Freelance Web Developer

More and more web developers are considering freelancing. And realistically, it’s a viable, sustainable method of earning a long-term stable income, with the perks of being able to work with your own schedule and from anywhere you want.

Should I go to university to become a Web Designer/Developer?

So you’re passionate about starting a career in web development? Then you’re likely wondering where to start in terms of education, and whether it’s necessary to enroll in a college or university to become a Web Designer or Web Developer.

Why are website builders gaining popularity?

There are so many ways to build a website. In fact, the potential methods of launching a site, whether for personal or business purposes, are practically limitless in today’s web space.

Do websites still need to support older browsers?

So, it’s 2019 and you’re wondering whether it’s still necessary to test your website in older web browsers. It’s a great thought. With all the progression that the web space has seen, does your website really need to support older browsers?

Do people still code HTML and CSS by hand?

Do people still code HTML and CSS by hand? Of course they do.

What don't they tell you about web development?

The web development industry is big business. And as time progresses, the opportunities that the market has to offer are becoming increasingly more exciting.

Avoiding Burnout as a Web Developer in 2019

Burnout is, quite simply, a result of overworking. And if there’s one thing that is common amongst web developers it’s just that.

How To Build the Perfect Web Development Workstation

For full-time web developers, having a great workspace is key to productivity and progress. In fact, for most web developers, not enough attention is paid to the creation of a space that fosters focus, growth, and good code.

How to hand off websites to your clients

Web developers come in all shapes and sizes. There are those of us who enjoy building the foundation for a long-term relationship with clients, and others who tire quickly of the same project.

The struggles of a freelance web developer

Most of us are accustomed to working as an employee for somebody else. In many ways, freelancing is still seen by most people as a luxury. But that’s for good reason.

Starting a freelance web development business

Freelancing can be a great way to enjoy your career in web development. Individuals in all industries are taking up freelancing at an increasing rate.

Using Drupal 7

Why are Drupal sites being built with Drupal 7 in 2019?

It’s been a few years since Drupal 8 saw its first official release. By now, the Drupal community is well into playing catch up, with many of the most popular contributed modules now ported to and supported by the latest version of the CMS.

Is it worth using Drupal for a small website?

It could be. Honestly, it could go either way. Whether it’s worthwhile to run Drupal or not depends less on the number of pages or size of the website, and has far more to do with other factors such as the complexity of the pages and site itself.

Why is it so hard to get a remote job as a web developer?

With an increasing number of web developers seeking to work remotely, especially in today’s world of flexible, mobile working, securing a remote position can prove tough. Jobs aren’t scarce in web development.

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