Why does my business need a website?

No one likes to admit that they have done something because they are following the crowd – but if your business hasn’t equipped itself with a website – then you will find your business is already a step behind the rest of the competition.It has become easier...

Re-evaluate your website these holidays

While many businesses take time off over the Christmas break – it is a good time to reassess your website and see if it meeting its original goals, and working as a positive tool for your company.So if this all seems a little daunting, the team at Kiss Digital have...

Navigation in Web Design

SearchHaving the ability to search a website can help a user immensely – therefore, a search field is an important inclusion when creating a web design strategy. Searching is an important usability tool as it is the quickest and most convenient way of searching for content...

KISS Approach to Web Design

Our company name, Kiss Digital, refers to the frequently used design acronym, keep it simple stupid, although our web design variation is to keep it smart and simple.We believe that to have a well-rounded website, the design and functionality should be kept to simple yet smart...

Web Design Jargon O-Z

Open Source:Open source refers to software source code which is made available to the public. Because nobody owns the code, it means the code can be altered, copied and redistributed for free. Examples of open source software include Drupal and Wordpress.Pageview:A page view is...

Web Design Jargon F-N

Favicon:A favicon is a small picture or icon (16×16 or 32×32 pixel) that is associated with a website. You will always find a favicon on the left hand side of a domain. An example of this is the KD to the left of our domain name: Hit:A website hit is how many...

Web Design Jargon A-E

Sometimes us web designers talk a lot of gobbledygook, so we have compiled a list of terms that you may be unsure about.Accessibility:Web accessibility refers to the design of a website. The design and coding is very specific so people with disabilities can identify, understand...

What to look for in a web designer

With over 3.6 million internet users in New Zealand, websites are becoming more and more important to kiwi businesses.Websites provide an easy, fast and convenient way for users to visit your business, without stepping foot near your door. Due to the demand for websites, there...

Principles of Good Web Design

There are various features that can separate a great website from an average website. First impressions are paramount, and if you can manage to lure people to inquire about your business purely by design, then it can often be the make or break between people using your...

Six steps to Website Success

There are many things to consider if you want to create or redesign your business’ website.Here are six key points to consider before you engage with a web designer or web design company. 1) Determine the purpose of your websiteIt is now an expectation that businesses...

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