Inforest Launches EASCO Shower Website Redesign

On April 27, 2015 we launched the newly redesigned website for EASCO Shower Doors (easco-shower.com).  The site is built on the Drupal 7 content management framework (drupal.org). We reworked the design to put more emphasis on their products. The many pages were structured in a 50/50 layout to showcase the vertically oriented shower doors. We used a …

Creating a Custom Template in a Drupal 7 Theme using Devel

Templates are one cool way of manipulating content in Drupal 7 as they allow you to alter or add additional HTML markup to your pages.  In this post we will be creating a template for a specific content type. In this example, it will be a new content type for products: Add a Content Type Go …

Best practices for mobile friendly Web design

This post is meant to be as a guide to help designers design for mobile friendly sites. This is a general overview of some tips for resolution sizes, fonts, and navigation design and structure current in web design today. For example: With responsive design, it is important to keep in mind that the content will shift and …

SEO Tips: The Importance of a 301 Redirect

The 301 Redirect A 301 redirect is a command used to tell the search engines that a page has permanently moved, and that you want them to index the new page and drop the old one from their index. In layman’s terms if you create or redesign a new website if you change the name …

Create unordered and ordered lists that have different colored “dots”

A client asked us to design an ordered list that the dots were blue squares and the text was black. We looked through several examples some using special characters or graphics to replace the dot but we wanted to keep the unordered list structure intact. So we found an answer via http://www.echoecho.com/csslists.htm. Below is how we created the list …

Inforest Communications wins ASTRA Award for FIRMA Website

Inforest Communications was awarded a Silver New Jersey CAMA ASTRA Award for the The Fiduciary and Investment Risk Management Association, Inc. (FIRMA™) website for the Budget of $15,000 to $50,000 category.  The site can be found at http://www.thefirma.org/ with a case study available on the Inforest website. About NJCAMA The New Jersey Communications, Advertising and …

How to Embed a Video Using HTML5

About HTML5 Video via w3schools.com/ Before HTML5, there was no standard for showing videos on a web page. Before HTML5, videos could only be played with a plug-in (like flash). The HTML5 <video> element specifies a standard way to embed a video in a web page. Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari support …

Nassau Street Project Rounding the Box

This week one of the projects is for the “Nassau Street Corporation”. They own the building that our office is in on Witherspoon Street in Princeton. Once the sketch was approved I had to choose how to convert the site efficiently to CSS or Cascading Style Sheets. Fore more info on CSS check out the …