Web Design Toronto

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Website Builder Review: Dreamweaver CC

In today’s post, I’d like to to talk a little bit about Adobe’s Dreamweaver CC program for building websites. While Dreamweaver has a bit of a checkered past, leaving many designers still believing its the same clunky software that wrote dirty code ten years ago; I’ve found that it can be used to do a […]

Hal Lasko at FITC Toronto conference

Today, I’m excited to announce that I will be attending the FITC Conference being held in Toronto, April 27th through April 29th. I’ve been looking forward to this event for quite some time now not only as web design professional but also on a personal level as an artist. The FITC conference in Toronto is […]

Content Matters For Good Search Engine Rankings

Having high quality content is one of the most effective ways of ensuring that a website ranks highly in a Google search. Compelling content is likely to get shared in other places on the internet which will then create backlinks to the site. The amount of these backlinks that Google crawls is likely to have […]

Custom vs Downloaded WordPress Themes

One of the biggest advantages to using a content management system such as WordPress is the almost unlimited access to different themes and functionality. Spend a little time and you can search through the different themes using WordPress’s extensive search options  (search by colour, column, layout, subject and features). Several such themes have built in […]

Twenty Fourteen Responsive WordPress Theme Review

To start off the new year I decided to play with the new Twenty Fourteen WordPress theme. It is fully responsive and aimed towards online magazine web sites.  After some initial exploring and figuring out the new features, I was pleased with this theme. Here is the demo website you can use to try all […]