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Insights, perspectives and news from our team

The Edge of the Web team delve into the details of design, development, marketing and more. Our insights can help you navigate the digital waters, whether you’re not technical at all or are an industry expert.

User Experience 9 minute read

3 design principles to help you spot amazing web design

Hint: it's not all about websites that look pretty. We're looking at the 3 web design principles, how they inform the visuals, and how they will help you judge what makes great website design.

General 8 minute read

Everything you need to know about website maintenance

The  internet's ever-evolving nature means that if you leave your website for any length of time, it's going to get out of date. It's simple to keep on top of  things with a web maintenance package - here's everything you need to know.

User Experience 12 minute read

Card sorting: how to create the perfect sitemap

No matter how beautiful your website design, if your content is incomplete or disorganised, you're not going to meet your goals. Enter, card sorting. Read on to find out how this research technique can help inform a comprehensive site map based on your user and business needs.

General 1 minute read

Keeping calm and carrying on

Edge of the Web are continuing to operate during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, with our team working remotely from home. 

General 22 minute read

13 things not to say as a web design client

There are certain phrases that we hear time and time again as a digital agency, and every time we do, our hearts sink a little. But most of these come up because clients aren't sure how to communicate their thoughts. Here are the 13 that come up most often, and how to avoid them.

Accessibility 7 minute read

9 Ways to Check your Website is Accessible

Accessibility is essential for any modern web project. It's not just because it's the right thing to do. It's also the right thing for your business. An estimated 1 in 5 people has a disability of some kind. And that's a huge audience that you could be failing to reach.

User Experience 8 minute read

User Testing: why it's important & how it works

User Testing - sometimes called Usability Tesing or UX Testing - is pretty much exactly how it sounds. You test your website or app with real users to identify problem areas that you can improve. But how does it work in practice?