Kerry is a prolific technology writer, covering a range of subjects from design & development, SEO & social, to corporate tech & gadgets. Co-author of SitePoint’s Jump Start HTML5, Kerry also heads up digital content agency markITwrite and is an all-round geek.

Articles

  1. SEO Strategies for Designers, Part 1

    This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series SEO Strategies for Designers

    This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series SEO Strategies for DesignersShould designers be expected to carry out SEO? For years now we’ve heard the phrase “SEO is dead” being bandied around the net, most recently in an ill-advised article in UK newspaper The Guardian. At the time, the article caused something of […]

  2. Getting Started with Flat UI Design

    A recent Forbes report places the increasing trend towards flat design firmly at the door of people’s growing familiarity with digital interfaces. In years gone by (1995-2003), the author says, designers were designing for only a “certain class of professional workers” who were familiar with desktop software and this meant designing with clickability in mind. […]

  3. Content Strategy for Mobile Web Design

    There’s no getting away from it, mobile internet is not going away any time soon and for those designers that have been avoiding it, now’s the time to face it. Rightly so, many designers are taking the ‘mobile first’ approach to ensure that a mobile site, even if it’s a responsive one, performs to the […]

  4. WordPress Developer Tools

    WordPress has become one of the most widely used design resources available for web development in 2013, with around 54% of all sites that are known CMS sites using WordPress over Drupal and Joomla. The all-round figure for all sites that use WordPress globally is 17.4%, making it by far the most successful web building […]

  5. An Introduction to Topcoat

    Working from feedback from the PhoneGap app developer community, the folks at Adobe have built a new open source CSS library designed with speed in mind. This should prove incredibly useful for web app design. The language was initially based on languages for Brackets and Edge Reflow and it has evolved from there. Adobe is […]

  6. Apps, Tablets and Usability

    The current trend towards flat design presents a real threat to the usability on tablets, a recent study from researchers at the Neilson Norman Group (NNG) has found. The latest study was one of six to be carried out on usability and, while it was found that tablet usability is improving, there are still issues […]

  7. An Introduction to HTML5 Boilerplate

    Even for the most skilled of designer veterans, getting started with a new standard can be a daunting affair, even when a language is designed to make coding easier, such as HTML5. Saying that, a thorough knowledge of HTML 4.01 is something that can be built upon, it’s just a case of knowing which tags […]