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what is modal web design

What is Modal Web Design

By Noah Britton | July 5, 2020

Fun fact: the pop-up windows you encounter on websites have an actual name. They’re called modal windows, and all reputable web designers know there is a right way and a wrong way to use them. Everything you need to know about modal windows. What are modal windows? The term “modal window” refers to any box that pops up and interrupts […]

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How JavaScript is Used in Web Design

By Noah Britton | July 2, 2020

If you are at all familiar with web design fundamentals, you’ve heard of the holy trinity of coding languages: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. JavaScript is the language programmers use to energize your website’s design. It’s the language that takes your website from just text and links to the robust, interactive websites you know and love. Web design and JavaScript How […]

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what is padding in web design?

What Is Padding In Web Design?

By Noah Britton | June 24, 2020

Padding is something that makes your life more comfortable. A well-padded chair is much nicer to sit on than one that does not have padding. A well-padded bank account puts your mind more at ease than one that is lean. A well-padded website, like the ones we create at thrive.design, is easier to read and nicer to look at. Wait. […]

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Why Privacy Policy and Terms of Service Pages are No Longer Optional

By Noah Britton | June 19, 2020

Litigation against websites that do not properly disclose their policies is at an all time high. If you don’t have proper and up-to-date pages for your privacy policy and terms of service, you are putting your business at risk – and is an essential part of any Thrive website build. Why privacy policies and terms of service pages are important […]

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6 Steps to a Thriving Website

Our 6 Steps To Deliver Your Website

By Noah Britton | June 9, 2020

Welcome to our 100 ft. view into our process from the moment we first talk with a prospect to the launch of their website. Our process is painstakingly outlined in a flowchart (see video above) that outlines every step including any client actions, client meetings, email communications, and client approvals. Our process. As a person who loves a good process, […]

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10 Best Web Design Interview Questions in 2020

By Noah Britton | June 5, 2020

The time has come to hire a web designer, or web design firm, and you have no idea where to start. Sure, regular interview questions can help you when it comes to whether a candidate will be a good fit, but you need to dig deeper into their web design knowledge. Your website is the online face of your company […]

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What Is A Wireframe In Web Design?

What is a Wireframe in Web Design?

By Noah Britton | May 25, 2020

There are lots of different terms you’ll hear throughout the web design process. Some you’ll be familiar with, some you may not. One term that creates a lot of confusion is “wireframe.” It’s not quite a sitemap, not quite a design mockup. So what, exactly, is a wireframe? Let our web designers explain. Defining “wireframe” in web design. In the […]

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what is a website care plan?

What is a Care Plan (and Why They Are Essential)

By Noah Britton | May 12, 2020

Once you’ve built the website of your dreams, it’s important to ensure it’s taken care of properly. You wouldn’t buy a car without auto insurance and take it in for maintenance and oil changes. And that’s what one of Thrive’s care plans is: insurance and care for your investment. So let’s talk about what a website care plan is, why […]

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Thrive Design Appreciates Our Amazing Team!

By Noah Britton | May 3, 2020

Here at Thrive Design, we get small businesses. Not just because we serve them, but because we are one, too. After nearly 20 years of operating, we’ve never expanded past 10 team members. Instead, we’ve decided to focus our efforts on growing the skills of the staff we already had. Our team helps us Thrive. There’s a lot of companies […]

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Top 5 Free UX Design Courses for 2020

By Noah Britton | April 27, 2020

You think you know what user experience (UX) design is, but you have no idea. No worries. With these five courses, you can become a stellar UX web designer even if you’re starting from zero. If you are starting from zero and maybe could use some expert help with designing a website with a user experience your customers will love, […]

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What Does Responsive Web Design Mean

By Noah Britton | April 22, 2020

If you don’t have a mobile-friendly website for your business, chances are you are losing customers. However, mobile-friendly can mean a lot of different things so it can be hard to know what you really need from a web designer. Your primer on responsive web design. Different kinds of responsive web design. When you hear “responsive web design,” you probably […]

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Your Website Has 15-30 Seconds To Impress

By Noah Britton | April 14, 2020

We’re all familiar with the concept of an elevator pitch. If you found yourself in an elevator with your ideal investor, what would you say to convince them to invest in the time it takes to get to their floor? Your website should function on the same principle. You only have a limited amount of time to turn a visitor […]

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