Design systems may be the powerhouse behind your brand’s visual identity, but storefronts serve as the ultimate playground for editors, letting them discover the perfect components for their digital experiences. And with WordPress’ Gutenberg editor, you’ll find that creating your own storefront is not just a distant dream, but a three-step reality.
Over the last year, NewCity has been experimenting and exploring the new world of AI and chatbots. Last summer reached a fever pitch for image generation tools like Midjourney, Dall E, and Craiyon. We were passing back and forth new image creations generated by the wildest prompts imaginable. As the tools have undergone revisions we’ve […]
Diagonal lines are one of those design elements that web designers love and web developers fear. Breaking up the vertical lines in your page design adds variety to what would otherwise be a rigid grid. But there is a reason most website designs stick to perpendicular lines: the tools used to create layouts in the […]
What are Hooks? WordPress can be an imposing environment for new developers. The barrier to entry is low — you can accomplish a lot by pasting snippets into your theme’s functions file — but it doesn’t take long to realize that WordPress is an enormous machine full of moving parts. Every page load requires a […]
At NewCity, we apply a number of different automated tests to our client sites. Below are ten of the most useful ones we’ve found.
WordPress pages are easy to edit, as long as you stick to built-in features. But at NewCity, most sites we build require flexible templates without breaking carefully-planned visual design and information architecture.
If your page is full of links that people find confusing or distracting, and if the only design solution is to make those links harder to see, what you have is a content problem.
With easier data referencing, Drupal’s entity structure gives your website more power and flexibility than ever before — but it also requires a whole new set of skills for content managers.
Though technology is reshaping our world every day, complex situations often require the human ability to strategize, connect, and communicate. Someone who can take the wheel, make decisions, and steer the site towards success. A great example? A complex website needs a managing editor.