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One of Blend’s core values is a dedication to advocacy and progress — to expand upon and give back to the community that fuels us. This is where those thoughts live.
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Episode 19: Implement the Design (w/ Ethan Marcotte) Off-site link
Corey and Deane talk about how front-end development has evolved past the early days. Then, Ethan Marcotte, author of Responsive Web Design and Partner at Autogram, joins to discuss front-end development and how the world has impacted how front-end design is treated and approached. We also joke about whether Deane actually “invented” responsive web design. (He didn’t.)
Web Analytics and HIPAA: How to Protect Your Site — and Your Users — From HIPAA Violations
Websites are built, for the most part, for humans. Yet, the humans who interact with our websites are largely anonymous. Blend's CTO Joe Kepley discusses how to balance the need for better information, with a user's right to privacy, especially with existing HIPAA standards.
When is Headless the Right Solution: A Guide to Going Headless
If you’ve looked into building or upgrading a website in the last few years, you may have heard about “headless” content management systems (CMS). But what is a "headless" system? And, more importantly, when is it the right solution?
A Glossary of Site Search Terms
Better understand the scope of your site search with this site search glossary.
Understanding Site Search — Part Four: Choosing the Right Solution
How do you choose the right search engine for your site search? In part four of our site search series, we look at making the final decision.
Understanding Site Search — Part Three: How Will You Organize Results?
When results are displayed in your site search, will they be relevant? In part three our site search series, we talk about organizing and displaying results.
Understanding Site Search — Part Two: What Content Will You Search?
You might want to search it all. Or, you might want to search a small section. In part two of our site search series, we look at how to choose what's indexed in your site search.
Understanding Site Search — Part One: How Search Works
Before we can make decisions about site search, we need to understand how it works. In part one of our site search series, we look at how search works.
Understanding Site Search — Your Guide to Site Search Functionality
Site search requires big decisions — and solid expectations. We introduce a four-part series on planning for and making decisions around your site's internal search.
What is Content Integration?
Making an attempt to invent a definition for a large chunk of what we do each day at Blend: content integration.
Blend doesn’t just write here: we also write books, create videos, and dive deep into our individual disciplines. Check out some of our external sources of knowledge.
The Web Project Guide
A phase-by-phase look at the web design and development process, providing context to each step.
Coding with Bob
A YouTube series by our director of development, focusing on .NET coding and Optimizely development.
A blog about content strategy, information architecture, and understanding user needs.