"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." – Steve Jobs
The way a design looks and feels like is only the first step to understanding a user interface. According to Principles of User Interface Design, it also defines what a website is supposed to do.... read more
"It's like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story." – Patrick Rothfuss
Knowing who you truly are will reveal a lot about who your target audience will be. Why? The connection you create from your own personal views and experiences can have a... read more
“A picture is worth a thousand words. An interface is worth a thousand pictures.” - Ben Shneiderman
The main goal of a business website is to attract new customers and to keep them involved in your business. In this busy and complex world, the last thing anyone wants is to have to figure out how to use your complicated website.
According to... read more
"If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten." – Anthony Robbins
Every business has processes that constantly get refined for every project undertaken. Why? Because every business is different in terms of how people are managed, what daily activities occur, how services are offered, what kind of filing systems are used and how to... read more
While conversing with some people during networking events, I have come to the conclusion that people do not know the difference between “Web Design” and “Web Development”. Though both can have a mixture of similar end product (26 Things To Note Before You Develop A Website), the focus is very different. In this article, I'll... read more
To save time and money when developing complex sites, frameworks like Drupal and Compass/SASS were invented. Before these frameworks existed, websites that relied heavily on content management, and custom made programming would require clients to have a humongous budget. Why? Because doing everything from scratch to code all of the different features would take hours and hours to implement,... read more
Besides the creation of an amazing design customized for our client’s business needs and taste, Goldlilys Media also makes sure to utilize secure and flexible technologies that will enhance your and your visitors’ user experience. The user interface of a website with interactivity helps keep your visitors engaged and have more fun browsing through your contents to keep them coming back for... read more
Another website accelerator that caches MySQL queries, and PHP executions is called Memcache. Memcache decreases the load on the server, enabling you to deliver the pages to your end-users more quickly because it doesn't need to calculate queries from the database anymore, but fetches it from the memory cache instead.
Think of it this way, if you're trying to remember a particular piece... read more
In order for Goldlilys Media designers and web developers to create an amazing website, our clients must do their part of the work too. Every business is different. Why? Because everyone has learned and accumulated different knowledge throughout their lifetime.
We (designers and developers) need to understand our clients by answering these type of Questions: