Tag: Content

  • Trimming the Fat

    In light of the recent redesign of Tom’s Big Box I thought I write a post about some of the design choices I made with regard to ‘trimming the fat’. I want to look at the attitudes towards certain aspects of websites, and more specifically blogs. In re-designing the site I was constantly asking myself […]

  • Building a CMS Part 3

    And so we’ve arrived at the last in this set of tutorials; if you’ve been following along, by now you should have a user system as well as a basic CMS. At the moment we have a very strong base for our CMS but there are still a few things that we need to talk […]

  • Building a CMS Part 2

    Note: This post is currently undergoing review and will be updated within the next few days to reflect more recent standards and better code quality. So if you’re following this set of tutorials you should now have your very own login system that allows users to sign up and login. However these tutorials aren’t about […]

  • Building a CMS Part 1

    A content management system (or CMS) is the best way (I think) to maintain a site. This site, like many others uses WordPress, a blogging CMS. There are many options available to us web designers out there, but I think creating your own CMS is a really good way of learning a lot of new techniques. […]