Proposal

For this assignment, I chose WordPress.org to create an e-commerce website selling mugs. I felt that wordpress is the better suited platform for myself since if I decide to pursue web related projects in the future this seems like the best choice for the type of client I’d work for. My site is based on a fake […]

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Alt tags?

http://webaim.org/techniques/alttext/ Great site that explained to me what alt tags are and gave useful examples of what qualifies as an appropriate alt tag and what doesn’t. If you were wondering what the answer is read the article.   Phase 2 This website also has another useful explanation of alt tags and their proper use, both […]

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Parse Error

Had some trouble, whilst trying to change something in the function page I came across this message from death. I accidentally deleted or added something I shouldn’t and couldn’t access my site at all to revert the mistake. This was the second time this had happened to me but the first time I managed to delete […]

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Cart icon

Currently Im using a woocommerce plugin for my shop and it works well and looks good, however I wanted the textual cart in the menu to be exchanged with a cart icon like above. There were several solutions and others just showing you how to setup and use the plugin. Finally found a suggestion that […]

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Site Map

    All pages link back to the homepage  and all the other pages via the sticky header, whilst others connect to specific pages within their pages content as noted below.

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Design and Style Inspirations

Design Inspiration Looked at a range of websites that I feel convey the kind of style I would like to go for in terms of colour schemes, the type of illustrations and the flat design look. I really liked the minimalistic layouts and the use of colour. I’d like to experiment more with colour and graphic prints […]

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Adjusting Layout

After choosing a theme, looked at the best ways to change and adapt the theme to match my mockups. The first link was something I found too intrusive and relied on using the editor. Gantry is a plugin that I came across that allows you to adapt the layout in easy steps and changes the […]

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