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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from MediaDoc

Posted 2021-12-20 by Andrew Phoenix
Casual Holiday Company Update

From everyone at MediaDoc to anyone who reads this, we wish you a very Merry Christmas. If you celebrate something else then may whatever holiday you enjoy be happy. We are thankful for the clients that we work with, and the projects that we get to share in, and we want to take this time as we head into the Holidays to acknowledge how wonderful it is to work with the people that we work with.

We will be closed from December 23 to January 3.

Everyone at MediaDoc would like to take a moment to thank Natasha Jackson, our former Client Liaison, Project Manager, Quality Assurance Expert, Front Line Support, Lovely Person You Spoke To. She has moved along to another job which is sad for us, but a wonderful opportunity for her. Many Thanks Natasha!

Serving Pages Faster

Posted 2021-10-05 by Andrew Phoenix
Developer Dive Best Practices

There are a wide variety of things that we do in order to try to make your websites load as quickly as possible; some of them are things that content creators can do, and some are things that require access to the site infrastructure to accomplish. A lot of these things are related to each other, meaning if you adjust one it may have an effect on another, either positive or negative, so these things are always done in conjunction with each …

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Whitespace in Web Design

Posted 2020-11-15 by Jesse Karn
Web Design UI Whitespace

What is whitespace?

In web design, we refer to whitespace as the negative space in between and around elements on a page. A page element is anything on the web page, such as the navigation bar, a block of text, an image, the header or footer. It’s also the space left between page elements – padding between paragraphs and images. It’s the space that is left empty on the page.

A common misconception is tha…

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Why You Should Invest in a Professional Web Design Team

Posted 2020-10-11 by Natasha Jackson
Web Design Best Practices

Not All Websites Are Created Equal

All you need to do is visit a few sites to see what I mean. There are plenty of sites that do not adhere to any kind of design principles or usability guidelines, or have very little (if any) actual design theory involved. Legibility, alignment, balance, focus, simplicity… none of these are respected (or even considered in some cases). You can usually tell w…

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The Difference an Image Makes

Posted 2020-09-22 by Jesse Karn
Web Design Best Practices

Images have many uses in print and on the web. They command attention, they convey a message, they provoke thoughts, they breathe life into a page. An image can greatly affect the tone of your project. They are an important part of any web design. But images come in all sort of formats, and it’s important to understand the difference between these formats in order to determine what type of file to use.

Our clients often ask us what f…

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