In September 2014 the Department for Education published instructions detailing the information all maintained schools must include on their website. We have used this information to produce a check-list of required content a school website must include in order to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.
The guide can be downloaded as a PDF from the following link:
Guidance for School Websites
When it comes to design, typography should never be underestimated. Whether you are designing for print or creating a web page there are several important rules which need to be observed. There are times when it is possible to break several of these typographic laws but if you are presenting large quantities of copy on a web page they should be followed closely.
The ten most important commandments of web typography are as follows;
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Looking at a list of the most popular web sites on the internet it’s clear to see that social sites have a healthy presence at the top of the rankings. Amongst the major platforms used is Pinterest, a relative newcomer to the growing world of Social Media. Pinterest was launched at the start of 2010 and has rapidly grown in popularity. While other platforms have a larger following, research by shareaholic.com shows Pinterest is becoming more widely used as a tool to drive visitors to linked sites. The following graph shows the percentage of referral traffic generated online by each social platform last month.
The undisputed leader is clearly Facebook but Pinterest is managing to outperform all other social sites combined. That is quite an achievement and one which should definitely prompt website owners to consider including it in their social marketing activities.