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A blog from Light Bulb Web Design Ltd in Carlisle, Cumbria

How many pages does my website need?

This is one of the most common questions we get asked when someone gets in touch to ask us about a website they are looking to have designed. The answer we give depends on a few different aspects, whi...
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My essential website design software

​Over the years I've gathered a small list of software that sees daily use for my web design business. Whether for coding, image manipulation or accessing the website files via ftp, here are my daily ...
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Visitor focused web design

​Here's the bottom line - if someone visits your website and they can't quickly and easily find what they are looking for, then they'll leave. It really is as simple as that. We start by talking about...
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Why we don't put a link to our own website on your website...

If you take a look around the Internet and visit a few websites for local companies, you are likely to find a link at the bottom of every page to the company who designed that website. That may seem a...
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I'm getting a friend to do it...

​This is a comment we come across on occasion, usually after someone has been in touch and asked us for a price to design their new website. There's not really any way to respond except for ...
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We're excited, but it's probably not exciting for you!

Over a year ago, we took the decision to move away from using a shared hosting platform, where the performance of our websites was affected by any other client of our hosting provider whose websi...
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Attention to detail and focused web design

Websites are primarily visual, they get looked at by most visitors - and for those who need screen readers to help them out, the way pages are put together and handled for visually impaired visitors i...
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Why I prefer multi-page website layouts

The website visitor experience ​Imagine a website providing details of the services offered by a company - maybe they have 5 main services, A, B, C, D and E as simple examples. There are two main ways...
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The importance of good navigation

​As well as needing to look nice, a website must also be easy to navigate - if a visitor cannot find their way around then they're quite likely to give up and go somewhere else instead, potentially lo...
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