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Choose Chicago partners with Envisionit to reimagine website experience

Choose Chicago partners with Envisionit to reimagine website experience

CHICAGO, Nov. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Envisionit, a full-service digital marketing agency announced the re-platforming and redesign of choosechicago.com, the website of Chicago’s official destination marketing organization. In partnership with Choose Chicago’s marketing department, executive leadership, and external partners, Envisionit planned, developed, and executed a best-in-class digital destination to attract leisure and business travelers to […]

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5 key elements of a mobile-first website

5 key elements of a mobile-first website

With all the talk surrounding the need for great mobile experiences today, it’s pretty interesting that the execution of mobile-first practices still isn’t always done well, even by larger brands and organizations. A large part of this may be due to a misperception that responsive websites and mobile-first websites are one and the same. The […]

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Is your Website Accessible to your Audience?

Is your Website Accessible to your Audience?

The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 brought the challenges that people with disabilities face into the larger public consciousness. In the years following the law, improvements to physical structures throughout the country have increased access for all Americans to countless places that had previously been difficult or inaccessible. While the […]

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Pros & Cons of Front-End Frameworks

Pros & Cons of Front-End Frameworks

As developers, we often find ourselves looking for ways to be more efficient. For many of us, this means turning to front-end frameworks. Whether it is robust, full-featured frameworks like Bootstrap or Foundation or more foundational frameworks such as Skeleton or Pure, developers are turning to these tools to get a jumpstart on web projects. […]

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Don’t Judge A Website By Its Cover

Don’t Judge A Website By Its Cover

Front-end Development Best Practices There are too many nice looking websites that are actually extremely ugly on the inside, not to mention they become a code nightmare behind the scenes. I blame this bad trend on marketplace themes and templates. Why? Because they’re not built for you! They’re built to be as customizable as possible […]

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Your code smells from last year, and that’s okay: hindsight is 20/20

Your code smells from last year, and that’s okay: hindsight is 20/20

Always be shipping Like a compelling headline or a purposeful user path, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a well-written line of code. In digital, we all struggle with “good enough”– for the perfectionist copywriter, designer, or developer, when is something “done” and ready to ship off to production? With time and experience, we all […]

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