Responsive Websites

New responsive website launched

We are pleased to launch a new responsive website for Evan Thompson and Associates, a Toronto-based communications coaching and content development firm. We rebranded, slimmed down, optimized, and deployed our very own Twitter Bootstrap WordPress Theme to create a responsive framework. In addition to developing the WordPress theme, we built a custom media gallery plugin […]

Using Twitter Bootstrap for Web Design and Development

We have recently jumped on the Twitter Bootstrap bandwagon and are very happy with the decision. If you don’t know, Twitter bootstrap is a web framework that is “mobile first”. When they developed the framework they solved many of the issues that web developers face when dealing with responsive design such as how columns will […]

4 new responsive WordPress websites launched

Hello, We have been quite busy at Darkstar Media recently. Over the last month we have launched 4 responsive WordPress websites. Edson Legal, Monster Gym, Construction DIB, and Vault Mortgage.

Google Sending Out Responsive Website Warnings

Is your website reponsive? Do you know what that means? As per wiki, it means “Responsive web design (RWD) is an approach to web design aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from desktop computer monitors […]

Faster Website results with Google PageSpeed Insights

The internet has grown exponentially from just a highly competitive sphere for promotion and commerce to an overcrowded marketplace where visibility is essential to success. Most competent web developers are already aware of the more traditional tools of higher internet visibility: keyword saturation, social networking promotion, and search engine optimization. But with more and more […]

Kanara Medical Spa WordPress Website Launched

We are proud to announce the launch of Kanara Medical Spa. For Kanara Medical Spa we handled graphic design of logo, website and all print materials. We also developed a responsive custom WordPress theme and handled search engine optimization for the website including the keyword research.

Responsive WordPress Theme Developed for Blue Chip Leasing

We are happy to announce the launch of another great new website, Blue Chip Leasing. We both designed and developed this website. The content management system used for this website is WordPress and it is fully responsive. Special attention was paid to 3 key areas of the website and Blue Chip’s main services, Broker Partners, Vendor […]

Seven Elements of Great Website Design

In today’s post I wanted to talk a little about some of the elements that make up a great website design. There are a lot of design principles that go into website design but I chose seven I wanted to touch on today and those are: Ease of Navigation Calls to Action Informational Footer Stylized […]

Responsive Website Launched: Triton Background Checks

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new website, Triton Background Checks. This is a fully responsive hand coded website which has web form integration and clear “calls to action” which  lead users towards filling the forms. It works seamlessly with a WordPress blog which is used to handle all the latest news articles […]

6 Trends in Web Design to Look Forward to in 2015

Hard to believe we are in the last few months of 2014 already! As this year draws to a close, it’s only logical that as we look toward 2015, we begin to investigate the new trends in web design we may expect to see in the coming year. We have already seen the demand for […]