Saving your bandwidth with Data Saver Google’s developers have been busily working away on another cool feature to improve your web experience. Since 2014 Google’s Chrome division have been working on a way to reduce your bandwidth usage by forwarding your traffic through their servers. This process is know as Data Saver and when […]
Hi there everyone, this is Simon Codrington, one of our senior developers from Web Bird Digital. Custom taxonomies in WordPress are a powerful way to extend the functionality of your website. With taxonomies you can provide additional groupings to help organise your content such as your posts and pages. Creating a great, dynamic and friendly […]
We’ve been designing responsive web sites for a while now. When a website is responsive, the layout and content adapts based on the size of the screen it’s presented on. A responsive website automatically changes to fit the device you are viewing it o be it a widescreen desktop monitor, a laptop, a tablet, and […]
I have been thinking a lot about redesign versus redevelopment recently. For a long while, if a client had budget constraints and an existing WordPress website, we would offer the solution of redesigning some of the templates to update the look and feel of the site rather than offering them a complete rebuild. The problem […]
Photo’s from our trip to New York last September. A perfect time of year to be in the worlds most magical city (apart from Sydney of course!). We spent hours trawling the streets looking for the perfect photo opportunity. There were so many! Here’s a snapshot.
As digital strategists we tell all our client that a successful online strategy is paramount to their marketing efforts in this digital world. One of those strategies is business blogging. A business blog is one of the most powerful advertising tools a business can have because it provides a platform for a purpose driven community. […]
We love this new idea of presenting clients with interface choices without making the investment in multiple photoshop mockups. “Style Tiles are a design deliverable consisting of fonts, colours and interface elements that communicate the essence of a visual brand for the web. They help form a common visual language between the designers and the […]
Etsy is a phenomenon. This online marketplace was launched in 2005 by a small digital business and backed by some very inspired entrepreneurs. It is now (and has been for quite sometime) one of the biggest and most successful online selling platforms in the world. Their MO? Highlighting the value of supporting micro-producers and buying […]
I stumbled across Plenty of Colour when researching a pantone colour for a logo design. It’s now a regular hit of inspiration. This gorgeous little blog by a Vancouver based designer,Chloe, is a great way to explore colours. Chloe has an eye for great design and her images are both simple and extraordinary.
Today was a perfect day for a trek into town, a pub lunch and a bit of culture. The 2013 Archibald Portrait Prize is currently showing at the NSW Art Gallery. The Archibald Prize is regarded as the most important portraiture prize in Australia. It was first awarded in 1921 after a bequest from J. […]
We’re very excited about Oxfam’s new online collaboration for designers Design For Change. Design for Change is a space for “designers, writers, thinkers, inventors, believers and change makers to forge creative solutions to global problems”. It’s a great way to get involved and contribute to making positive change on both the local and global issue […]
Our new favourite magazine is Messenger Collective. A new title from Lisa Messenger at the Messenger Group. Published here in Sydney, it is a fantastic mix of business, design, art and fashion. With a strong belief in unique marketing and strategic engagement , the magazine showcases Australian entrepreneurs and is full of inspiring stories about […]